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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3 ways good friends can help us feel healthier 
3 ways good friends can help us feel healthier
It might be in your best interest to have a bestie.
How to avoid misusing antibiotics 
How to avoid misusing antibiotics
Doing this wrong can have serious consequences. Here’s what you should know.
Should you donate blood? 
Should you donate blood?
Here are five things to think about if you’re considering a donation.
Mindfulness may help with this common condition  Featured
Mindfulness may help with this common condition
About 1 out of 3 American adults have it.
Good fats vs. bad fats 
Good fats vs. bad fats
It can be confusing, but this breakdown might help make it simpler.
3 reasons to drink chocolate milk after a workout 
3 reasons to drink chocolate milk after a workout
Think chocolate milk is just for kids? Think again. Chocolate milk has many health benefits – and some of them might surprise you.