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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

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

Try this: How to change your negative thoughts featured image

Mind & Mood

Try this: How to change your negative thoughts

Everyday activities count as exercise, but intensity matters featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Everyday activities count as exercise, but intensity matters

Prepare for a fall featured image

Staying Healthy

Prepare for a fall

The lowdown on blood thinners featured image

Heart Health

The lowdown on blood thinners

Take the Dry January challenge featured image

Staying Healthy

Take the Dry January challenge

How healthy is sugar alcohol? featured image

Nutrition

How healthy is sugar alcohol?

Small pets are delightful, but some carry dangerous bacteria featured image

Staying Healthy

Small pets are delightful, but some carry dangerous bacteria

Try this: Progressive muscle relaxation for sleep featured image

Staying Healthy

Try this: Progressive muscle relaxation for sleep

Stay safe playing pickleball featured image

Staying Healthy

Stay safe playing pickleball

A cure for the wintertime blues? featured image

Mind & Mood

A cure for the wintertime blues?

Eating for heart health featured image

Heart Health

Eating for heart health

Can weight loss slow prostate cancer? featured image

Men's Health

Can weight loss slow prostate cancer?

Managing back pain featured image

Pain

Managing back pain

Sitting many hours per day linked to higher dementia risk featured image

Mind & Mood

Sitting many hours per day linked to higher dementia risk

Several factors may cause testosterone levels to drop featured image

Men's Health

Several factors may cause testosterone levels to drop

Early morning exercise may be the best time for weight loss featured image

Exercise & Fitness

Early morning exercise may be the best time for weight loss

Wrong-sized blood pressure cuff can throw off readings featured image

Staying Healthy

Wrong-sized blood pressure cuff can throw off readings

Try this: Look, snap, and connect for better memory recall featured image

Mind & Mood

Try this: Look, snap, and connect for better memory recall

Study links a sugar-heavy diet to a higher risk of kidney stones featured image

Diseases & Conditions

Study links a sugar-heavy diet to a higher risk of kidney stones

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