Recent Blog Articles


Kay Cahill Allison

Former Editor, Harvard Health

Kay Cahill was editor of Harvard Health Publishing’ Special Health Reports from 1998 to 2012. Before joining Harvard Health, she created content for a variety of media including newspapers, television, books, radio, and electronic publishing. She is author of the American Medical Association’s Complete Guide to Women’s Health and lead writer for the Children’s Hospital Guide to Your Child’s Health and Development. A former consumer reporter  for the Hartford Courant, Connecticut’s largest newspaper, and senior medical editor for Walking Magazine, her writing has also appeared in Consumer Reports on Health, Business Week, the Boston Globe, and aired on National Public Radio, WGBH, Channel 2 in Boston.