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Monique Tello, MD, MPH

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Dr. Monique Tello is a practicing physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, director of research and academic affairs for the MGH DGM Healthy Lifestyle Program, clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, and author of the evidence-based lifestyle change guide Healthy Habits for Your Heart. She completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency training program at Yale/New Haven Hospital. After residency, she earned a master’s in public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and fellowship in general internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is half Latina, speaks Spanish, and maintains a close relationship with her extended family in Guatemala. She is married to local sports broadcaster Bob Socci, and they have two young children, one with autism. She writes a popular blog, www.DrMoniqueTello.com, about achieving balance, health, and wellness from the perspective of doctor and mother.

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Long-lasting healthy changes: Doable and worthwhile featured image

Staying Healthy

Long-lasting healthy changes: Doable and worthwhile

Does exercise help protect against severe COVID-19? featured image

Staying Healthy

Does exercise help protect against severe COVID-19?

My COVID-19 vaccine story –– and what happened next featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

My COVID-19 vaccine story –– and what happened next

Intermittent fasting: Does a new study show downsides — or not? featured image

Nutrition

Intermittent fasting: Does a new study show downsides — or not?

Lifestyle medicine for all: Healthy food comes first featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Lifestyle medicine for all: Healthy food comes first

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Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Protesting in the time of COVID-19

Better heart health in eight weeks? Double down on fruits and veggies featured image

Heart Health

Better heart health in eight weeks? Double down on fruits and veggies

6 self-care steps for a pandemic — always important, now essential featured image

Exercise & Fitness

6 self-care steps for a pandemic — always important, now essential

Go figure: A healthy eating approach helps people be healthy featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Go figure: A healthy eating approach helps people be healthy

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Exercise & Fitness

Five healthy habits net more healthy years

Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help? featured image

Nutrition

Menopause and insomnia: Could a low-GI diet help?

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Heart Health

Fiber-full eating for better health and lower cholesterol

Brain health rests on heart health: Guidelines for lifestyle changes featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Brain health rests on heart health: Guidelines for lifestyle changes

Activity: It all counts featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Activity: It all counts

Eating breakfast won’t help you lose weight, but skipping it might not either featured image

Nutrition

Eating breakfast won’t help you lose weight, but skipping it might not either

Can you strong-arm diabetes? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Can you strong-arm diabetes?

Fat is more than calorie storage featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Fat is more than calorie storage

A positive mindset can help your heart featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

A positive mindset can help your heart

Going Mediterranean to prevent heart disease featured image

Staying Healthy

Going Mediterranean to prevent heart disease

Heart disease and breast cancer: Can women cut risk for both? featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Heart disease and breast cancer: Can women cut risk for both?

Eat more plants, fewer animals featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Eat more plants, fewer animals

What's good for the heart is good for the mind featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

What's good for the heart is good for the mind

Behavioral weight loss programs are effective, but where to find them? featured image

Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Behavioral weight loss programs are effective, but where to find them?

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Monique Tello, MD, MPH

Love those legumes!

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