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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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?
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 to stop throwing out so many fruits and vegetables 
How to stop throwing out so many fruits and vegetables
You stock up, trying to eat healthy. But then so much goes to waste. Here are some tips.
Doing this simple thing could lead to better sleep 
Doing this simple thing could lead to better sleep
You do some of this every day anyway.
Can you get COVID-19 from food containers or wrapping? 
Can you get COVID-19 from food containers or wrapping?
Here’s what a recent study and experts say.