Author:

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.

Posts from Sarah Mahoney

Beware sodium stealth bombs

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

Six ways to get ready for rhubarb

It's no secret this vegetable is an odd one. But it’s also incredibly delicious.

Patient Story

‘Exciting possibilities’

Parents, grandparents and caregivers assemble their time and talents to help a Michigan boy in his battle against a rare form of epilepsy.

Asparagus, it’s your time to shine

How to make the most of spring’s healthiest stalks.

Patient Story

Evie the Brave

Resilience and a 'sweet spirit' have helped a Michigan girl in a longtime battle with epilepsy and a genetic condition.

Patient Story

Miracle Marilyn

Perseverance played a lead role in a Michigan woman's recovery from a heart attack and COVID-19.

Gut health gets real

People are becoming more comfortable talking about bathroom basics. Turns out, that's good for our health.

A whole lot of goodness

Natural, plant-based foods can lower your intake of sugar, salt and unhealthy fats—and ultimately strengthen your fight against chronic disease.

New hope, new help for addiction

As drug and alcohol abuse rates soar, treatment options expand.

Don’t let COVID-19 cloud the holidays

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

Patient Story

‘A wonderful journey’

A double lung transplant renewed a Michigan man's life—and filled him with immense gratitude.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.