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

Do any natural cold remedies work?
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Do any natural cold remedies work? Feature

This winter many of us find ourselves fighting off well-known cold symptoms, including a sore throat, a runny nose, coughing and blocked sinuses. We explore the natural …

What it's like to have lupus
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What it's like to have lupus Feature

You may have heard of lupus, but if someone asked you about this poorly understood condition, would you know enough to answer? It's estimated that lupus affects …

Should you give painkillers to children?
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Should you give painkillers to children? Feature

All parents will be familiar with the importance of keeping child painkillers to hand. They can reduce fever, soothe aches and pains and generally help a worried parent …

What it's like to have an invisible disability
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What it's like to have an invisible disability Feature

In the UK, there are approximately 13.9 million people living with a disability. But only a small percentage have illnesses that can actually be seen. Those living with …

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 …

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