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Heidi Godman

Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter

Heidi Godman is the executive editor of the Harvard Health Letter. Before coming to the Health Letter, she was an award-winning television news anchor and medical reporter for 25 years. Heidi was named a journalism fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, and has been honored by the Associated Press, the American Heart Association, the Wellness Community, and other organizations for outstanding medical reporting. Heidi holds a bachelor of science degree in journalism from West Virginia University.

Posts by Heidi Godman

Injuries and blood thinners: How to stop bleeding featured image

Staying Healthy

Injuries and blood thinners: How to stop bleeding

Large study finds the sweet spot for daily step goals featured image

Staying Healthy

Large study finds the sweet spot for daily step goals

Insider tips for a smooth recovery from cataract surgery featured image

Staying Healthy

Insider tips for a smooth recovery from cataract surgery

Winter activity workarounds for hands that hurt featured image

Pain

Winter activity workarounds for hands that hurt

Which skin creams are most effective for eczema? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Which skin creams are most effective for eczema?

Try this natural remedy to stay regular featured image

Staying Healthy

Try this natural remedy to stay regular

Are you missing out on this crucial cardiovascular therapy? featured image

Heart Health

Are you missing out on this crucial cardiovascular therapy?

Harvard study: Even weekend warriors achieve heart benefits featured image

Heart Health

Harvard study: Even weekend warriors achieve heart benefits

Ways to maximize your energy featured image

Staying Healthy

Ways to maximize your energy

The latest in medical alert systems featured image

Staying Healthy

The latest in medical alert systems

Do these activities hurt your knees? featured image

Staying Healthy

Do these activities hurt your knees?

Decoding medication instructions featured image

Staying Healthy

Decoding medication instructions

Hidden causes of weight gain featured image

Staying Healthy

Hidden causes of weight gain

What color is your tongue? What's healthy, what's not? featured image

Staying Healthy

What color is your tongue? What's healthy, what's not?

How to avoid this common pickleball injury featured image

Staying Healthy

How to avoid this common pickleball injury

Ways to regain your sense of smell featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Ways to regain your sense of smell

Is your home blood pressure monitor accurate? featured image

Staying Healthy

Is your home blood pressure monitor accurate?

Men, women, and red meat risk: Maybe both sexes should put down the burger featured image

Staying Healthy

Men, women, and red meat risk: Maybe both sexes should put down the burger

Early breast cancer survival rates increasing featured image

Cancer

Early breast cancer survival rates increasing

Exercise tied to reduced risks of dying from flu or pneumonia featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Exercise tied to reduced risks of dying from flu or pneumonia

3 group housing trends for the 60 and older set featured image

Staying Healthy

3 group housing trends for the 60 and older set

Steps to spot the signs of hoarding featured image

Mind & Mood

Steps to spot the signs of hoarding

Surprising causes of neck pain featured image

Pain

Surprising causes of neck pain

Study finds dog walking injuries are increasing featured image

Staying Healthy

Study finds dog walking injuries are increasing

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