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Harriet W. Hodgson, American health and wellness writer. Named to Expert Author and Platinum Author, EzineArticles.com.


Hodgson, Harriet W. was born on September 27, 1935 in Flushing, New York, United States. Daughter of Alfred Earnst and Mabel Clifton Weil.


Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College, 1957. Master of Arts in Art Education, University Minnesota, 1960.


Former teacher (12 years).


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    • Author: Just for You, 1978, "I Made It Myself!", 1979, E is for Energy, M is for Me, 1980, Gameworks, 1986, Artworks, 1986, Toyworks, 1986, A Parent's Survival Guide: How to Cope When Your Kid is Using Drugs, 1986, Contraptions, 1987, My First Fourth of July Book, 1987, Parents Recover Too: When Your Child Comes Home from Treatment, 1988, Rochester: City of the Prairie, 1989, When You Love a Child, 1992, Powerplays Leader's Guide, 1993, Powerplays: How Teens Can Pull the Plug on Sexual Harassment, 1993, Heart Surgery and You: An Activity Book for Preschoolers, 1994, Heart Surgery and You: An Activity Book for Gradeschoolers, 1994, Heart Surgery and You: a Guide for Teens, 1994, Alzheimer's: Finding the Words, a Communication Guide for Those Who Care, 1995, 2002, The Alzheimer's Caregiver: Dealing with the Realities of Dementia, 1998, Smart Aging: Taking Charge of Your Physical and Emotional Health, 1999, Food Label Detective: An Activity Book, 2002, Catching the Exercise Thief: A Game Book for Kids, 2004, Cracking the Health Words Code: A Game Book for Kids, 2005, Writing to Recover: The Journey from Loss & Grief to a New Life, 2008. Co-author (with Lois Krahn): Smiling Through Your Tears: Anticipating Grief, 2005. Contributor articles to websites, reports, columns, and professional journals, columns in newspapers.


Past member regional development board Minnesota Public Radio. Member Zumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association Commission Committee. Past president Minnesota Medical Association Alliance.

Co-chair Health Promotions & Projects. Member of American Society Journalists & Authors, Association for Death Education and Counseling, Association Health Care Journalists, Wing Aerospace Medical Association (past president, chair marketing committee), Zumbro Valley Medical Society Alliance (board directors, past president, vice president, secretary, newsletter editor), American Medical Association Alliance, Minnesota Manx Association, North America Manx Association, The Study Club (president).


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Married C. John Hodgson, August 10, 1957. Children: Helen Anne(deceased), Amy Jeanne.

Alfred Earnst

Mabel Clifton Weil

C. John Hodgson

Helen Anne Hodgson (deceased)

Amy Jeanne Hodgson