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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How should you wash fruits and veggies? 5 tips to do it right 
How should you wash fruits and veggies? 5 tips to do it right
Should you use soap? Clean before peeling? What if it’s already prewashed? See what experts say.
Can a dog help reduce the chance of getting this condition? 
Can a dog help reduce the chance of getting this condition?
The same finding wasn’t made about cats.
Can generosity lessen your stress? 
Can generosity lessen your stress?
Helping others makes us feel good and now a research study shows a certain type of giving may have even greater health benefits.
Do you feel more tired and less productive when working from home? 
Do you feel more tired and less productive when working from home?
Maybe you have bad posture. Learn more.
Is this common behavioral health disorder linked to stroke? 
Is this common behavioral health disorder linked to stroke?
In addition to physical health and lifestyle factors, mental health might play a role in stroke risk, researchers say.
Just one meal high in saturated fat may affect your concentration 
Just one meal high in saturated fat may affect your concentration
This is yet another reason to eat healthy.
How coffee gets you moving in more ways than one 
How coffee gets you moving in more ways than one
Does your daily cup send you to the bathroom? Here’s why.