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 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.
Should you donate blood? 
Should you donate blood?
Here are five things to think about if you’re considering a donation.
How to avoid misusing antibiotics 
How to avoid misusing antibiotics
Doing this wrong can have serious consequences. Here’s what you should know.
3 ways good friends can help us feel healthier  Featured
3 ways good friends can help us feel healthier
It might be in your best interest to have a bestie.
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.