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Sarah Mahoney

Sarah Mahoney is a freelance journalist who writes about health and wellness and is a contributing editor for Parents and AARP The Magazine. Her work appears regularly in such publications as Weight Watchers Magazine and Marketing Daily, and she’s been published in Self, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Prevention and Reuters. Based in Midcoast Maine, she’s an avid hiker and explorer.

Sarah Mahoney

Posts from Sarah Mahoney

Home workout machines you’ll really use

Follow this physical therapist’s advice for smart shopping.

Máquinas para hacer ejercicio en casa que si utilizará

Siga los consejos de la fisioterapeuta para hacer una compra inteligente.

All sports carry risks

Two sports medicine doctors share tips on how to play it safe.

Patient Story

Joined at the hip—and knees

For one Michigan clan, joint replacement has been a family affair overseen by longtime doctors and the family's nurse.

Tend those tiny toes

When toes do their thing, you hardly notice them. When you use abuse them with ill-fitting shoes, they'll clamor for attention.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

Patient Story

Heart on the line

After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.

The heal-better diet

On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.

Sodium stealth bombs

Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.

The joy of fitness

When you're motivated by pleasure over fear, your wellness journey will inevitably lead you to regimens that keep you coming back for more.

Patient Story

‘No day is a given’

A 34-year-old doctor and mom of two is battling colon cancer with a powerful social network, humor and plenty of snuggles.

Am I too worried about my health?

For the chronically ill, anxiety often comes with the territory. Here’s how to keep it in perspective.

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