Colleen Murphy

Colleen Murphy

Colleen Murphy is a writer and editor at Health. She has extensive experience with interviewing clinicians about patient care and medical research. She loves the Olympics and awards season, as well as spending time with family and traveling.

This woman had her first major seizure when she was 24. Doctors said it was caused by an adverse reaction to medicine, but as the seizures continued to strike, she began to suspect something more serious.
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In the hospital fighting for his life, Kevin Mitchem apologized for not getting the vaccine.
"I think that perfectionism contributed to sort of the... discontent about my body."
The 33-year-old singer says she lost 100 pounds over the past two years.
The recall impacts about 195,000 units of the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test.
She's not the only one reporting side effects after this procedure—here's what it involves.
Experts describe the pain for some as "severe, acute, and sharp."
"CDC strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccination either before or during pregnancy because the benefits of vaccination outweigh known or potential risks," the agency said in its alert.
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The singer and actress opened up about the mental, physical, and emotional abuse she's experienced from her partners.
"For everyone out there just trying to be a lil bit better this week: go for it!"
She calls those parts of her body "fun things that make me human."
"I am begging. I am asking. I am crying. Get the shot. It will save your life," her grieving mom pleaded.
White savior complex has historically undermined BIPOC people’s autonomy.
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"It's not counting up, it's the countdown to the things you deserve," Hall commented.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons says the goal of buccal fat removal is to thin the cheeks.
A few photos were "more sultry," as the model put it, because she was "feeling herself."
More doctors are practicing this supportive type of patient care—here's what it's all about.
During her conversation with Demi Lovato, the actress also opened up about her experience with an eating disorder.
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Potential consequences include head, neck, and abdominal injuries, as well as bone fractures.