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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

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Patient Story

Sexual health, at every age

Thanks to candid questions, Brenda Marihugh learned that intimacy could be possible again.

‘Can we please go play?’

Kids are eager to get back out there. Here’s how to do it safely.

The new rules for grandparents

After months of Zoom, Skype and FaceTime, families might be able to get a little closer while still managing risks.

Solve the ‘What’s for dinner?’ challenge

Let batch cooking and meal prep nudge you toward a healthier diet—and a saner workweek.

Explore these 7 new reasons to garden

In patio pots, backyards or community gardens, a little time in the dirt delivers unexpected health benefits.

Barre mania

This challenging fitness trend stretches your body and strengthens your core.

Why are some foods irresistible?

Complex brain circuitry—not lack of willpower—causes overeating. Use these 7 tips to outsmart your brain.

Worry less, relax more

If you're someone who regularly battles anxiety, here are 13 tips that could help you wrangle it.

Alzheimer’s testing—a must, or a maybe?

There's no hard and fast rule on cognitive tests, but there's no doubt positive changes now help prevent dementia later.

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.

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