The Harvard Health Blog

The Harvard Health BlogThe Harvard Health Blog features posts that cover important medical news and provide perspective on important health issues. Several new posts are added each week. Writers include Harvard Medical School faculty physicians and Harvard Health Publications editors.

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Recent Posts

Our planet, ourselves: Climate change and health
Why the AHCA would have been bad for children — and an unavoidable truth moving forward
Long-term use of opioids may depend on the doctor who prescribes them
Eating better: 3 keys to healthy grocery shopping
5 habits that foster weight loss
Home remedies that may be worth a try
Teen drug use is down: Better parenting, or more smartphones?
How good is my doctor? Awards, acronyms, and anecdotes, oh my
Making health social: Friends and family as part of the health care team
American Academy of Pediatrics urges care and compassion for immigrant children
What’s the evidence for evidence-based medicine?
White coat syndrome or white coat logo syndrome? The pitfalls of doctor shopping by brand
Move over Mediterranean—a vegetarian diet is equally good for health
Is it ADHD — or Autism?
Distracted driving: We’re Number 1
Stopping foodborne illness — faster testing, vigilance at home
Everywhere, hospitals are merging — but why should you care?
10 tips for mindful eating — just in time for the holidays
Is treating “low T” really safe and effective?
Direct-to-consumer drug advertising — beyond what you see on TV
FDA warns parents about arsenic in rice cereal (579 words)
Let’s dance! Rhythmic motion can improve your health
Time spent in green places linked with longer life in women
How to rediscover meaning in your life
Parents: Call the doctor right away for these 4 symptoms
The tricky thing about asthma
Sharpen your cooking skills and improve your diet (and even your social life)
Some medications don't help back pain as much as we thought
Weight loss that works: A true story
Parents: As more states legalize marijuana here's what you need to know and do