About: Wendy Braun

Wendy Braun Wendy Braun is the Post medical editor. She often reminds herself that Living Well requires tending to one’s spirit, as well as one’s body.

Posts by Wendy Braun:

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Help, My Parents Made Me Smoke!

We all know people who, despite best intentions and tons of counseling, smoke-stopping treatments, and patches—can’t quit smoking. Are genes in play?... More

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Burning Questions

New sunscreens have SPFs over 100. But here's what experts say you really need to know to save your skin.... More

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Give Your Legs a Lift

Varicose veins are more than annoying. Know your risk—and your options —to fend off dangerous complications that may arise. ... More

Good Satured Fat? Palm Oil.
A “Good” Saturated Fat?

All fats are not created equal: Even saturated versions can be heart-healthy in moderation. Try red palm oil in this exclusive recipe from Chef Gerard... More

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Simply Sumptuous Summer Recipes

Perfect for warm summer days, these light and simple recipes from Holly Mosier’s new book Stress Less, Weigh Less serve up good health in 300... More

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Hepatitis C: An Emerging Epidemic

Competitive Boomers remain oblivious of a hidden yet formidable health challenger, warn CDC experts. But a simple blood test for hepatitis can save lives.... More

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