Karen Gordon

Karen Gordon

Freelance Journalist

NCTJ

Karen is an NCTJ-qualified freelance journalist with a special interest in health. 

She has written extensively on women’s and men’s health, sexual health and mental health.

She has also worked for a variety of different publications, including NetDoctor, Good Housekeeping, Prima, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar and others.

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Recent articles

Vaccination myths you need to stop believing
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Vaccination myths you need to stop believing Feature

Despite immunisation being one of the most effective public health measures ever introduced - currently preventing 2-3 million deaths a year - there’s still a growing …

How to stave off depression in later life
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How to stave off depression in later life Feature

Whether it's moving from work into retirement or dealing with the loss of a loved one, it's evident that the stresses and feelings of isolation in later life can take …

How erection problems can affect your relationship
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How erection problems can affect your relationship Feature

Erection problems don't just affect men - they can also have a real impact on a partner and a relationship as well. And they're more common than you may think. It's …

Should parents worry about 'dry drowning'?
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Should parents worry about 'dry drowning'? Feature

In the majority of cases, the risk of fatal drowning ends when a child leaves the water. But in rare instances, breathing problems can occur after a youngster has been …

What it's like to be diagnosed with skin cancer
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What it's like to be diagnosed with skin cancer Feature

With increased accessibility to exotic destinations and a rise in sunbed use, skin cancer rates are soaring. In fact, it's now the fifth most common cancer in the UK ( …

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