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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5 things to know about COVID-19 boosters  Featured
5 things to know about COVID-19 boosters
COVID-19 can’t be stopped without you.
Consuming more of this may help lower your blood pressure  Featured
Consuming more of this may help lower your blood pressure
A doctor suggests this study could be more reliable than most.
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.
Just had a baby? Keep this on your radar 
Just had a baby? Keep this on your radar
Find out which conditions during pregnancy can put you at risk for heart disease later.
Does sugar age your skin? 
Does sugar age your skin?
Find out steps you can start taking now to slowly remove sugar from your diet.
How should you wash fruits and veggies? 5 tips to do it right 
How should you wash fruits and veggies? 5 tips to do it right
Should you use soap? Clean before peeling? What if it’s already prewashed? See what experts say.
Can a dog help reduce the chance of getting this condition? 
Can a dog help reduce the chance of getting this condition?
The same finding wasn’t made about cats.