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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

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

Encouraging news for former smokers featured image

Staying Healthy

Encouraging news for former smokers

Does one healthy habit make up for a poor one? featured image

Staying Healthy

Does one healthy habit make up for a poor one?

Kidney health quick-start guide featured image

Staying Healthy

Kidney health quick-start guide

Should you hire a medical wingman? featured image

Staying Healthy

Should you hire a medical wingman?

Identifying arthritis in your fingers and thumbs featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Identifying arthritis in your fingers and thumbs

Are your medications keeping you up at night? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Are your medications keeping you up at night?

Engage your heart and brain, even when you're sitting featured image

Staying Healthy

Engage your heart and brain, even when you're sitting

What's the right way to brush your teeth? featured image

Staying Healthy

What's the right way to brush your teeth?

Over-the-counter hearing aids are finally available featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Over-the-counter hearing aids are finally available

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