It’s Personal Series

Merck’s mission is to discover, develop, and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives around the world. But we can’t do that without our employees. This series of videos and stories, entitled “It’s Personal,” showcases the personal stories of Merck employees who are focused on this mission while also facing their own challenging health conditions.

All Humans for Health Stories

“I remember feeling really tired, thirsty, achy, and just in a bad mood - just not myself.”

Read Jim's Story

“Never in a million years would I have ever thought I was going to get a phone call saying you have breast cancer.”

Read Marion's Story

“My journey started in 1996 when I was 34 years old. During my monthly self-exam, I found a lump on the side of my right breast.”

Read Carolyn's Story

“I always thought of myself as a very healthy person. Sometimes I’m still surprised when I think about my diagnosis.”

Read Karen's Story

“When I first found out I was HIV positive, I was scared. I was shocked.”

Read Catherine's Story