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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

Advances in varicose vein treatment featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Advances in varicose vein treatment

Dementia: Coping with common, sometimes distressing behaviors featured image

Mind & Mood

Dementia: Coping with common, sometimes distressing behaviors

Gardening may bring a harvest of health benefits featured image

Staying Healthy

Gardening may bring a harvest of health benefits

Can a healthy lifestyle ward off memory decline? featured image

Mind & Mood

Can a healthy lifestyle ward off memory decline?

Appreciating golf's cardiovascular perks featured image

Heart Health

Appreciating golf's cardiovascular perks

Get more out of your daily walk featured image

Staying Healthy

Get more out of your daily walk

Where can you go for blood work? featured image

Staying Healthy

Where can you go for blood work?

Preparing your feet for summer featured image

Staying Healthy

Preparing your feet for summer

Caregivers: You deserve a break featured image

Staying Healthy

Caregivers: You deserve a break

Tools that help when it's hard to see featured image

Staying Healthy

Tools that help when it's hard to see

Can varied social interactions boost well-being? featured image

Staying Healthy

Can varied social interactions boost well-being?

Medicare extends coverage of telehealth through 2024 featured image

Staying Healthy

Medicare extends coverage of telehealth through 2024

Eating ultra-processed foods tied to cognitive decline featured image

Mind & Mood

Eating ultra-processed foods tied to cognitive decline

Exercising with a flare-up of knee arthritis featured image

Pain

Exercising with a flare-up of knee arthritis

Was it something you ate? Follow these steps when food makes you sick featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Was it something you ate? Follow these steps when food makes you sick

Are you napping too much? featured image

Staying Healthy

Are you napping too much?

Easier ways to take non-pill medications featured image

Staying Healthy

Easier ways to take non-pill medications

Fighting the most common skin cancers featured image

Cancer

Fighting the most common skin cancers

Easy ways to shop for healthful, cost-conscious foods featured image

Nutrition

Easy ways to shop for healthful, cost-conscious foods

Questions to ask about respite care facilities featured image

Staying Healthy

Questions to ask about respite care facilities

3 ways to create community and counter loneliness featured image

Mind & Mood

3 ways to create community and counter loneliness

Hearing aids: Can they help thinking skills, too? featured image

Mind & Mood

Hearing aids: Can they help thinking skills, too?

Watch out for bogus supplement claims featured image

Staying Healthy

Watch out for bogus supplement claims

Harvard study: Shingles linked to a spike in risks for heart attack and stroke featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Harvard study: Shingles linked to a spike in risks for heart attack and stroke

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