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James Hamblin      

Senior Editor & Writer for The Atlantic

Hamblin is a writer and senior editor at The Atlantic. He hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk, for which he was a finalist in the Webby awards for Best Web Personality. He is a past Yale University Poynter Fellow in journalism, and he has lectured at Harvard Medical School, Wharton Business School, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, and SXSW, among others.

His writing and videos have been featured in The New York Times, Politico, NPR, The Guardian, Elle, Mother Jones, The Washington Post, The Awl, The Los Angeles Times, and Marketplace, among others. Time named him among the 140 people to follow on Twitter, Greatist named him among the most influential people in health media, and BuzzFeed called him "the most delightful MD ever," though he is not as delightful as William Carlos Williams.

After medical school at Indiana University, he did three years of residency before joining The Atlantic to develop a health section and write.

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If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Conversation with James Hamblin ...

We sat down with Atlantic senior editor James Hamblin to discuss his new book, If Our Bodies Could Talk: A Guide to Operating and Maintaining a Human Body, ...

James Hamblin explains dimpleplasty while touring with his book 'If ...

“I read from the Death section at one of these [events] and it did not energize the room,” James Hamblin said Tuesday night to a small crowd at the Last ...

What Do You Mean by 'The Media? - The Atlantic

James Hamblin, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk and is the author of a book by the same title. | More.

Why Succeeding Against the Odds Can Make You Sick - The New ...

By JAMES HAMBLIN JAN. 27, 2017. Continue ... As Dr. James saw it, John Henry Martin both won and lost his battle with the machine. Dr. James went on to ...

A New Understanding of How Movement Decreases Stress - The ...

James Hamblin, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk and is the author of a book by the same title. | More.

New Evidence of Brain Injury in Kids Who Play Football - The Atlantic

James Hamblin, MD, is a senior editor at The Atlantic. He hosts the video series If Our Bodies Could Talk and is the author of a book by the same title. | More.

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