Yasmine S. Ali, M.D.

Yasmine S. Ali, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Yasmine S. Ali, MD, is a cardiologist and medical writer based in Tennessee. She is President of LastSky Writing, LLC, and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Ali has written and edited medical and health content for a variety of platforms. She is also an award-winning essayist and poet, and has been featured in Real Simple magazine, Reader’s Digest, NPR, and multiple other media outlets.

Latest by Yasmine S. Ali, M.D.

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Maybe. Maybe not. Either way, new research says you may want to rethink the old habit.

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If sleep is fleeting—especially if you’re a woman—you may be more likely to adopt heart-harming eating habits, according to new research. Here’s the 411.

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