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 gratitude can help you cope with the pandemic grind  Featured
How gratitude can help you cope with the pandemic grind
Here are tips and ideas on how to express gratitude and find optimism, even during these tough times.
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.
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.
Mindfulness may help with this common condition 
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.
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.
What is the Mediterranean diet? 
What is the Mediterranean diet?
People in the subtropical Mediterranean seem to have their weather right. Do they have their diet right, too?