Harvard Health Videos

Below are samples from our various health video series featuring faculty physicians of Harvard Medical School. Our video series run from one to five minutes in length and feature a broad variety of topics related to health and wellness.

Information Prescription Series



Monitoring Your Blood Pressure at Home
Featuring: Dr. Naomi Fischer


Heart Failure
Featuring: Dr. Deepak Bhatt

 


Health Minutes Series


Hidden sugars in our everyday foods
Featuring: Dr. Uma Naidoo


Strategies for taking your medications  
Featuring: Dr. Rob Shmerling

 

Ask Harvard Medical School Series


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Ask HMS Video List by Category

Women's Issues

  • Counting Calories
  • Depression or just hard times?
  • Driving and cell phones
  • Genetic testing for breast cancer
  • Help for IBS
  • Honesty as a family value
  • How to have more sex
  • Importance of family routine
  • Is chocolate good for you?
  • Is it menopause?
  • Mammograms vs. MRIs
  • Not another yeast infection!
  • Pimples – hands off!
  • Pregnancy after age 35
  • Protecting your bones
  • Sex drive and the pill
  • Shopping for a sunscreen
  • Sunless tanning
  • The best moisturizers
  • The fertility diet
  • The Harvard skin routine
  • The morning after pill
  • The no-period pill
  • The real deal on peanut allergies
  • The safe route to fuller lips
  • Therapeutic Botox
  • Too thin to get pregnant
  • Ultrasound and your baby
  • When a friend gets cancer
  • When to get a skin peel
  • Wrinkle creams that work

Seniors

  • Depression or just hard times?
  • Do I need glasses?
  • Driving and cell phones
  • Early senior moments
  • How to keep from shrinking
  • Protecting your bones
  • Remembering your medication
  • Spotting skin cancer
  • The best moisturizers
  • When a friend gets cancer
  • When to get a checkup
  • Wrinkle creams that work

Diet & Nutrition

  • Am I drinking enough water?
  • Counting calories
  • Energy foods
  • Fat on the inside
  • French diet paradox solved
  • Getting back into shape
  • Healthy grilling
  • How much beef can I eat?
  • Is chocolate good for you?
  • Quitting coffee
  • Reducing gas production
  • Sun protective clothing
  • Supplements that work
  • The bottom line on fish
  • The fertility diet
  • The food-mood connection
  • The problem with sports drinks
  • The real deal on peanut allergies
  • The truth about trans fat
  • Too thin to get pregnant?

Kids

  • Best hiccup cures
  • Children's cold medicines
  • Driving and cell phones
  • Honesty as a family value
  • Importance of family routine
  • Infant swim lessons
  • Is football okay for kids?
  • Pimples – hands off!
  • Raising a happy child
  • Shopping for a sunscreen
  • Slimming down a chunky child
  • Sun protective clothing
  • Taming a temper
  • Teen brains
  • The perils of trampolines
  • The problem with sports drinks
  • The real deal on peanut allergies
  • The teen HPV vaccine
  • The teen steroid epidemic
  • When a child chokes

Cardiovascular

  • Another heart screen
  • Can you trigger a heart attack?
  • Prehypertension
  • HHP What is Atherosclerosis

Others

  • Am I addicted to the internet?
  • Am I drinking too much?
  • Am I getting enough sleep?
  • Anti-smoking drug worth trying
  • Brief guide to sneezing
  • Does hypnosis work?
  • Do I need glasses?
  • Do immune boosters prevent colds?
  • EZ disaster planning
  • Fighting super bugs
  • Generic vs. brand name
  • HGH and the middle-aged man
  • Long-term effects of concussions
  • Meaning of yawns
  • Preventing cancer
  • Seizure dos and don'ts
  • Stop snoring
  • Sun protective clothing
  • Supplements that work
  • Telepsychiatry – wave of the future
  • The quitting smoking cough
  • The right anti-malaria medication
  • Therapeutic Botox
  • Traveler's diarrhea
  • What to look for in a CPR class

Sex

  • Can Viagra be addictive?
  • How to have more sex
  • It could be low testosterone
  • Sex drive and the pill
  • The fertility diet
  • The morning after pill
  • The no-period pill
  • Too thin to get pregnant?

Pain

  • Avoiding shoulder pain
  • Help for IBS
  • Recognizing back pain
  • Treating burns
  • When to go to the ER