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:

Drug Alerts

New research suggests that two popular pills—acid-reducers for chronic heartburn and calcium supplements to protect bones—may carry unexpected risks.... More

Medical Breakthroughs: Past and Present

Throughout its long history, the Saturday Evening Post magazine has featured breakthrough advances in medicine and science that revolutionize health care and transform people’s lives,... More

Decoding Your Medical Bills

Feel confused and overwhelmed by indecipherable medical bills from multiple health care providers and facilities? Help is on the way.... More

A Widow’s Life

Losing a loved one brings about monumental changes. Here’s how to survive the first year of widowhood from author Susan Beer and online resources for... More

12 Tips for Better Health

Christmas in July? Why not New Year’s in August? It's not too late to make 2010 a banner year for healthy habits with these simple... More

Melanoma Update

Examining cells under a microscope is the gold standard for diagnosing the most deadly form of skin cancer. But a “good eye” remains key.... More

Act Now to Stop Meningitis

Amy Purdy almost lost her life to meningitis. Now, she’s urging teens to get vaccinated against the serious bacterial infection. ... More

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

In the second part of our series on the difference between heart attacks and sudden cardiac arrest, leading heart rhythm specialist Dr. Richard Page from... More

Eat for Health

Love pasta, bread, and snack foods? Opt for these new, good-for-you versions of your favorite foods.... More

Plan Now for Safety

This holiday weekend, have fun and stay safe with 5 tips from the nation’s emergency physicians.... More

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