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Sarah Mahoney

Sarah Mahoney is a freelance journalist who writes about health and wellness and is a contributing editor f 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

Self-care 101

A doctor shares her top tips for women trying to make their own health and well-being a priority.

Time for a creative kick?

Boost your spirts and shake off the stress by picking up the paint brush or heading into the woods.

Patient Story

‘I feel good about my decision’

To dodge genetic risks, a Michigan teen opts for thyroid surgery. Her family is glad she did.

Fighting COVID fatigue

Experts have sound advice to help you keep your eyes on today's good things—and tomorrow's bright days.

Meatless Mondays

Improve your cardiovascular health with a plant-based food day.

Patient Story

‘The best opportunity’

An array of pediatric specialists has assembled to help a toddler reach his greatest potential amid the challenges of cerebral palsy.

Mourning in the time of COVID-19

While the past year delivered much loss, it has also highlighted the importance of grief—and how it comes in many forms.

Don’t let COVID-19 cloud the holidays

A psychologist shares her top suggestions for how to make celebrations special while still being safe.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

Patient Story

‘I know how important it is’

Mobile mammography services travel to the Upper Peninsula, providing cancer screening to underserved communities.

‘When life throws you lemons’

Health coach Angie Chandler overcame her pandemic doldrums to inspire herself and others with an outdoor neighborhood fitness squad.

Patient Story

‘I’m just living life’

A routine screening made all the difference for Michigan mom Tabitha Wolters, 44.