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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

Ouch! Avoid these 4 exercise injuries

A sports medicine doctor shares how to avoid—or treat—common workout whammies.

Bounce your way to fitness

Consider mini-trampolines to add some pep to your step as studies show it's an effective workout that's easy on the joints.

Reset your vitamin D

New research suggests it may be time to rethink the old strategies on this tricky supplement.

Can food timing prevent diabetes?

Intermittent fasting is one of the newest strategies to lose weight and fight diabetes. But dietitians recommend a dash of skepticism.

Welcome to your workout

Whether you're starting up or starting over, these 10 tips can kickstart your new fitness routine.

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.

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