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Matthew Solan

Executive Editor, Harvard Men's Health Watch

Matthew Solan is the executive editor of Harvard Men’s Health Watch. He previously served as executive editor for UCLA Health’s Healthy Years and as a contributor to Duke Medicine’s Health News and Weill Cornell Medical College’s Women Nutrition Connection and Women’s Health Advisor. Matthew’s articles on medicine, exercise science, and nutrition have appeared in Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, Runner’s World, and Yoga Journal. He earned a master of fine arts in writing from the University of San Francisco and a bachelor of science in journalism from the University of Florida.

Posts by Matthew Solan

An inside look at aortic stenosis featured image

Heart Health

An inside look at aortic stenosis

Are you eating enough protein? featured image

Nutrition

Are you eating enough protein?

Hitting the activity mark featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Hitting the activity mark

Regular exercise improves brain regions linked with memory featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Regular exercise improves brain regions linked with memory

Toothbrushing can be a literal lifesaver in the hospital featured image

Staying Healthy

Toothbrushing can be a literal lifesaver in the hospital

Aerobic activity may work as well as medication for helping erectile dysfunction featured image

Men's Health

Aerobic activity may work as well as medication for helping erectile dysfunction

Overcoming shoulder pain featured image

Pain

Overcoming shoulder pain

Try this: Give your hands a hand featured image

Staying Healthy

Try this: Give your hands a hand

The right shoe for walking and running featured image

Staying Healthy

The right shoe for walking and running

Overcoming bedroom barriers featured image

Men's Health

Overcoming bedroom barriers

Antidepressant may help manage irritable bowel syndrome symptoms featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Antidepressant may help manage irritable bowel syndrome symptoms

Strength training tied to smaller risk of knee osteoarthritis and pain later in life featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Strength training tied to smaller risk of knee osteoarthritis and pain later in life

Reducing sodium can help most people lower their blood pressure featured image

Heart Health

Reducing sodium can help most people lower their blood pressure

Try this: Get jumping with plyometrics featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Try this: Get jumping with plyometrics

Rinse, brush, floss, scrape, and repeat featured image

Staying Healthy

Rinse, brush, floss, scrape, and repeat

Mood boosters featured image

Mind & Mood

Mood boosters

Get out of your slump featured image

Staying Healthy

Get out of your slump

The big problem of ministrokes featured image

Heart Health

The big problem of ministrokes

Is it possible to prevent arthritis? featured image

Staying Healthy

Is it possible to prevent arthritis?

Shining light on night blindness featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Shining light on night blindness

Time for your annual health review featured image

Staying Healthy

Time for your annual health review

Waist-to-hip ratio better than BMI in predicting future health issues featured image

Staying Healthy

Waist-to-hip ratio better than BMI in predicting future health issues

Prebiotics in plant-based foods may help control unhealthy eating featured image

Nutrition

Prebiotics in plant-based foods may help control unhealthy eating

How to lower your dementia risk featured image

Mind & Mood

How to lower your dementia risk

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