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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Going nuts for heart health 
Going nuts for heart health
Here are some dos and don’ts when it comes to eating nuts.
Tips to remember more of what your doctor says at your next visit  Featured
Tips to remember more of what your doctor says at your next visit
Get tips from an expert on how to get more out of your health visit.
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.
This ethnic group experienced the largest drop in life expectancy 
This ethnic group experienced the largest drop in life expectancy
COVID-19 and other factors are to blame for the inequity – but there’s hope. 
Should you try the Nordic diet?  Featured
Should you try the Nordic diet?
See what’s behind this healthy way of eating that’s also friendly to the environment.
Does burning candles affect the air you breathe?  Featured
Does burning candles affect the air you breathe?
Read what experts say about candles and get tips on how to burn them correctly.
Is this causing your digestive issues? 
Is this causing your digestive issues?
Even seemingly healthy foods may have too much of this.