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 old do you feel? And does it matter?  Featured
How old do you feel? And does it matter?
Can you feel younger by acting younger?
How food can affect your mood  Featured
How food can affect your mood
A recent study addressed diet and depression. Learn more.
It’s getting dark earlier. Here’s how to be seen if you’re exercising outside. 
It’s getting dark earlier. Here’s how to be seen if you’re exercising outside.
These five tips can help keep you safe.
Could drinking this improve your brain function? 
Could drinking this improve your brain function?
Some basic healthy habits can lower your risk of cognitive decline.
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.
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.