Karon Warren

Karon Warren

Freelance writer


Medical writing


University of Southern Mississippi


We must be our own health advocates to ensure we receive the health care we need. Don't be afraid to ask questions, get second opinions, and push for the information you need.

— Karon Warren


For more than 20 years, Karon Warren has covered general health, specific health conditions, nutrition, health insurance, and other health topics for numerous print and online health and lifestyle publications. She has developed a strong network of contacts in the health industry that she turns to for expert insight and advice. She continues to broaden her knowledge on health topics through research and interviews.


Karon Warren earned her Bachelor of Arts in journalism with an emphasis on news-editorial from the University of Southern Mississippi. She also is a member of the American Society of Journalists & Authors, which awarded Karon the 2021 Exceptional Service Award.

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