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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

Pondering a new knee? Try this as you gear up for the decision featured image

Staying Healthy

Pondering a new knee? Try this as you gear up for the decision

Tips to cope with medical test anxiety featured image

Mind & Mood

Tips to cope with medical test anxiety

Why you keep waking up to go to the bathroom featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Why you keep waking up to go to the bathroom

Over-the-counter hearing aids: What we know so far featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Over-the-counter hearing aids: What we know so far

Spot the warning signs of 4 dangerous conditions featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Spot the warning signs of 4 dangerous conditions

A pill-free way to treat anxiety featured image

Mind & Mood

A pill-free way to treat anxiety

Don't count on a supplement to fix high cholesterol featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Don't count on a supplement to fix high cholesterol

Poor sleep linked to a common cause of blindness featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Poor sleep linked to a common cause of blindness

Reduce or avoid back pain during these everyday activities featured image

Pain

Reduce or avoid back pain during these everyday activities

Bring a fuzzy memory back into focus featured image

Mind & Mood

Bring a fuzzy memory back into focus

What's keeping you from getting a good night's sleep? featured image

Staying Healthy

What's keeping you from getting a good night's sleep?

How to choose and guide your health care proxy featured image

Staying Healthy

How to choose and guide your health care proxy

Easy ways to keep inflammation in check featured image

Staying Healthy

Easy ways to keep inflammation in check

Pouring from an empty cup? Three ways to refill emotionally featured image

Mind & Mood

Pouring from an empty cup? Three ways to refill emotionally

Adding strength training to aerobic exercise may fuel longevity featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Adding strength training to aerobic exercise may fuel longevity

Harvard study: Curb late-night eating to stave off weight gain featured image

Staying Healthy

Harvard study: Curb late-night eating to stave off weight gain

Drinking coffee linked to healthier hearts and longer lives featured image

Staying Healthy

Drinking coffee linked to healthier hearts and longer lives

Podcasts to enhance your health IQ featured image

Staying Healthy

Podcasts to enhance your health IQ

Bothered by a stuffed-up nose? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Bothered by a stuffed-up nose?

It's not too late to save thinning hair featured image

Diseases & Conditions

It's not too late to save thinning hair

Reclaim your pre-pandemic function featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Reclaim your pre-pandemic function

3 New Year's medication resolutions featured image

Staying Healthy

3 New Year's medication resolutions

Holiday arguments brewing? Here's how to defuse them featured image

Mind & Mood

Holiday arguments brewing? Here's how to defuse them

Walking linked to lower dementia risk featured image

Mind & Mood

Walking linked to lower dementia risk

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