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

Patient Story

Facing down the fear

For a new Michigan mom, recovery from a bout of back pain meant physical therapy—and a new mindset.

Patient Story

‘A miracle in the making’

A clinical trial helped quickly match a Michigan man to a lung transplant—and surgeons are hoping he'll be one of many.

Patient Story

‘So much at stake’

Swift stroke treatment led to the best possible outcome for an expectant mom and her baby.

Patient Story

One tough Gus

With a long journey through the NICU behind him, a Michigan toddler has become an inspiration.

Patient Story

Making waves

A leading-edge foot ulcer treatment helps a Michigan woman recover her health and avoid amputation.

Patient Story

‘I can do what everyone else can’

A new medication—and a fearless spirit—have changed everything for a Michigan teen battling cystic fibrosis.

Patient Story

Hardware for the heart

An investigational device helped a Michigan grandmother regain her health.

Safety ahoy

Kids and their families love boats. Here’s how to keep everyone safer on the water.

Build a safer summer campfire

As the warm season sets in, learn how to keep your family safe from outdoor burn hazards.

Patient Story

The miraculous Marley

An energetic 6-year-old is leading the way in treatment for a rare genetic mutation.

Patient Story

When baby means back pain

Motherhood delivers plenty of rewards—but also its share of rigors. That's when physical therapy can help.

Patient Story

‘I needed an abrupt change’

A Michigan dad with a history of blood pressure problems whittled out time for a nine-week health program—and it changed his life.