Articles by "Mary Arens"

Mary Arens
Mary Arens

Mary Arens, health enews contributor, is a senior content specialist at Advocate Aurora Health in Milwaukee. She has 20+ years of experience in communications plus a degree in microbiology. Outside of work, Mary makes healthy happen with hiking, yoga, gardening and walks with her dog, Chester.

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Should you clean your ears? 
Should you clean your ears?
Here’s what all that wax does and when you might need to see a doctor.
Good fats vs. bad fats 
Good fats vs. bad fats
It can be confusing, but this breakdown might help make it simpler.
Going nuts for heart health 
Going nuts for heart health
Here are some dos and don’ts when it comes to eating nuts.
What is the Mediterranean diet? 
What is the Mediterranean diet?
People in the subtropical Mediterranean seem to have their weather right. Do they seem to have their diet right, too?
What are the pros and cons of whey protein? 
What are the pros and cons of whey protein?
It’s popular among athletes, but is it for you?
Should you be doing yoga at work? 
Should you be doing yoga at work?
Maybe you could even start your own program or club.
3 things to know before buying probiotics  Featured
3 things to know before buying probiotics
Supplements may help, but they’re not all the same.