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Erin L. Boyle

Health Writer

Erin L. Boyle, the senior editor at HealthCentral from 2016-2018, is an award-winning freelance medical writer and editor with more than 15 years’ experience. She’s traveled the world for a decade to bring the latest in medical research to doctors. Health writing is also personal for her: she has several autoimmune diseases and migraines with aura, which she writes about for HealthCentral. Learn more about her at erinlynnboyle.com. Follow her on Twitter @ErinLBoyle.

Latest by Erin L. Boyle

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Living With

Your Liver on Hepatitis C

Here’s how this infection impacts your liver, from the moment you get it until after you’re treated.

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Let's Talk About COVID-19

It may feel like Contagion come true…but knowledge and preparedness are your best defense against the novel coronavirus. No fake news here.

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Let's Talk About the Types of Cancer

Understanding the kind of cancer you have can help you better partner with your doctor on a treatment plan. Getting a handle on your particular type will prep you for the road ahead.

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Let's Talk About Cancer Treatment

Determining the best possible treatment plan and managing any side effects are among your top concerns. We'll help you turn a sense of overwhelm into calm action.

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Let's Talk About Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment

It's a serious disease—with highly successful treatment options. Here's what the experts say is your best approach if you've been diagnosed with wet AMD.

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Symptoms

7 Sneaky Signs of Wet AMD

This age-related eye condition is serious—but treatable if you catch it early. Learn more about the surprising (and sometimes weird!) clues to the disease.

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Treatment

10 Questions About Wet AMD Treatment

If you're dealing with this challenging condition, you're probably a little scared and confused. We asked the experts to answer common questions about wet AMD treatment, to help put your mind at ease.

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Tests

What Your Liver Tests Reveal About Your Health

Without a lot of symptoms to draw from, doctors rely on lab tests to understand what's going on with this essential organ. Here's what it all means.

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Let's Talk About Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

A subset of one of the most widespread causes of vision loss in people over 50, this disease is serious, but treatable. Here’s what to know about wet AMD, so you can protect your eyesight now and in the future.

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Let's Talk About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on the causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips about this eye disease that can make life with AMD easier.