Larry Lindner

Larry Lindner, MA, has had a widely syndicated column in the Health section of the Washington Post as well as a monthly column in the Health & Science section of The Boston Globe. He has coauthored four books on health topics ranging from heart disease to bariatric surgery and has written on wellness and nutrition for publications including Arthritis Today, Conde Nast Traveler, and O, the Oprah Magazine.


  • Why Does My Eye Look Bloody??>
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    Why Does My Eye Look Bloody?

    by Larry Lindner

    A reader asks why he often gets a blotchy burst of blood on the white of his eye a day or so after he takes aspirin. Our experts explain this scary-looking but usually benign condition, called a subconjunctival hemorrhage.

  • Got Migraines? Get Moving?>

    Got Migraines? Get Moving

    by Larry Lindner

    It might seem counterintuitive to assume that more exercise—more pounding, more sweating—could reduce the frequency and severity of migraines. But that’s exactly what some preliminary research has found.

  • What Does 'Halal' Mean??>
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    What Does 'Halal' Mean?

    by Larry Lindner

    What are “halal” foods, and is halal-certified meat and poultry healthier in any way or produced more humanely than non-halal? Our experts answer this question from a reader.