Erin L. Boyle

Senior Editor

Erin is senior editor at She’s a medical writer and editor with more than 15 years’ experience specializing in medical communications for physician and patient expert audiences. Follow her on Twitter @ErinLBoyle.

Latest by Erin L. Boyle

Migraine Prevention Treatment Released — What It Means For You

Migraneurs have waited so long for this moment — some of you, your whole lives. Now let’s find out how this treatment is going to change your life. Find out how Aimovig is administered, how often, how much it costs, and whether its right for you.

Having A Baby Helps BRCA1 Mutation Previvor Learn of High Cancer Risk

Katrina Wells’ daughter was a surprise that might have helped saved her life. Find out whether you fall into any of the high risk groups for one of three "founder mutations."

All In A Name: Who Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma is Named After

“Thomas Hodgkin’s life continues to serve as a beacon for social justice and human rights applicable to physicians and lay persons alike.”

Colon Cancer Survivor: ‘EVERY Voice Matters’ In Patient Advocacy

Trish Lannon was diagnosed with stage 3C colon cancer at the age of 39. The diagnosis, and treatment, changed her life, making her a patient advocate who regularly goes on Capitol Hill. Here’s her story.

Cluster Headache Advocate Says Speak Out, Take Part

Aaron Wiseman took part in Headache on the Hill in 2017 with his wife, Stefanie Garcia, his caregiver during his cluster headache episodes. Learn about his advocacy this day and beyond.

Rare Disease Advocate Encourages Advocating for Your Disease

Candace H. Lerman is the 1 in 10 Americans with a rare disease. Learn how she’s brought attention to her condition through advocating in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill.

Why Your Teeth Matter: Book Explores History of Dentistry, Tooth Pain, Fear of Dentists and More

Health journalist Mary Otto explores why dental care is not fully covered under health insurance (blame: history), how you can overcome fear of dentistry, and other topics.

The Key Facts About Gastric (Stomach) Cancer

What do you need to know about stomach cancer? Learn the facts and figures about this type of cancer that is impacted by surrounding organs.

September is National Ovarian Cancer Month – But What Do You Know About the Cancer?

Know the symptoms of ovarian cancer for better awareness, including bloating, discomfort, and bleeding. Read this story to learn more.

David Mendosa, HealthCentral Contributor, Dies at 81

David Mendosa, the leading type 2 diabetes advocate and writer for HealthCentral for 12 years, passed away after a short illness on May 8, 2017. He was 81.