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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

Is it okay to use proton-pump inhibitors on demand? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Is it okay to use proton-pump inhibitors on demand?

Warning: Older age makes you vulnerable to the summer heat featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Warning: Older age makes you vulnerable to the summer heat

What to do when your kids confront you about your health featured image

Staying Healthy

What to do when your kids confront you about your health

The best ways to identify processed foods featured image

Staying Healthy

The best ways to identify processed foods

New numbers about statin drug intolerance featured image

Staying Healthy

New numbers about statin drug intolerance

Reset your heart health featured image

Heart Health

Reset your heart health

Home screening options for colorectal cancer featured image

Cancer

Home screening options for colorectal cancer

Even small increases in daily exercise are tied to longevity featured image

Staying Healthy

Even small increases in daily exercise are tied to longevity

Staying Healthy

"Light" meals linked to overeating

Reduce your fear of falling featured image

Staying Healthy

Reduce your fear of falling

Making sense of dementia trends featured image

Mind & Mood

Making sense of dementia trends

When medication deliveries hit a snag featured image

Staying Healthy

When medication deliveries hit a snag

New Harvard tool helps fact-check cancer claims featured image

Staying Healthy

New Harvard tool helps fact-check cancer claims

Get back your social life to boost thinking, memory, and health featured image

Mind & Mood

Get back your social life to boost thinking, memory, and health

Laughing with friends linked to lower risk of disability featured image

Staying Healthy

Laughing with friends linked to lower risk of disability

Virtual reality for chronic pain relief featured image

Pain

Virtual reality for chronic pain relief

Harvard study: High olive oil consumption associated with longevity featured image

Staying Healthy

Harvard study: High olive oil consumption associated with longevity

Bracing for incontinence featured image

Women's Health

Bracing for incontinence

Can medication tame chronic inflammation? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Can medication tame chronic inflammation?

5 common foot problems and how to cope with them featured image

Staying Healthy

5 common foot problems and how to cope with them

Overeating? Mindfulness exercises may help featured image

Nutrition

Overeating? Mindfulness exercises may help

Cataract removal tied to lower dementia risk featured image

Staying Healthy

Cataract removal tied to lower dementia risk

Warning: Hidden ingredients in supplements for weight loss and male enhancement featured image

Staying Healthy

Warning: Hidden ingredients in supplements for weight loss and male enhancement

Tips to manage tinnitus featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Tips to manage tinnitus

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