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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

Do you fall down when you stand up? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Do you fall down when you stand up?

Even with a little sugar, coffee may still be good for health featured image

Staying Healthy

Even with a little sugar, coffee may still be good for health

Easy, delicious summer veggie meals will help stretch your food budget featured image

Nutrition

Easy, delicious summer veggie meals will help stretch your food budget

The little things that can improve your health featured image

Staying Healthy

The little things that can improve your health

Living longer, without dementia featured image

Mind & Mood

Living longer, without dementia

Does your advance directive really capture your wishes? featured image

Staying Healthy

Does your advance directive really capture your wishes?

More benefits of a Mediterranean diet featured image

Staying Healthy

More benefits of a Mediterranean diet

Tips to choose the best lens for cataract surgery featured image

Staying Healthy

Tips to choose the best lens for cataract surgery

What's that shoulder sound? featured image

Staying Healthy

What's that shoulder sound?

Brushing off heart failure symptoms featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Brushing off heart failure symptoms

Spotting memory loss in a loved one featured image

Mind & Mood

Spotting memory loss in a loved one

Can a little bit of exercise lower your depression risk? featured image

Mind & Mood

Can a little bit of exercise lower your depression risk?

Time-restricted eating doesn't appear to boost weight loss featured image

Staying Healthy

Time-restricted eating doesn't appear to boost weight loss

More blood pressure medication recalls featured image

Staying Healthy

More blood pressure medication recalls

Braces aren't just for teens featured image

Staying Healthy

Braces aren't just for teens

Use strength training to help ward off chronic disease featured image

Staying Healthy

Use strength training to help ward off chronic disease

What you need to know about aphasia featured image

Mind & Mood

What you need to know about aphasia

Should you read your doctor's notes? featured image

Staying Healthy

Should you read your doctor's notes?

A new angle on aging in place: The virtual village featured image

Staying Healthy

A new angle on aging in place: The virtual village

Corneal transplants becoming more common featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Corneal transplants becoming more common

Protein intake associated with less cognitive decline featured image

Mind & Mood

Protein intake associated with less cognitive decline

How much exercise does it take to avoid heart problems in your 70s? featured image

Staying Healthy

How much exercise does it take to avoid heart problems in your 70s?

What's the best sleep position to combat heartburn? featured image

Diseases & Conditions

What's the best sleep position to combat heartburn?

Rowing or paddling after age 60 featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Rowing or paddling after age 60

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