Mary Jo DiLonardo

Mary Jo DiLonardo
Mary Jo DiLonardo is a senior writer and editor at MNN. She has covered health, education, parenting, pets and more for media outlets such as WebMD and Atlanta magazine, and has contributed to, Ladies Home Journal, Parents and Family Fun magazines. She wrote a family travel book for Random House and worked on several national radio shows.

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Wolf puppies play fetch, surprising researchers

Why we're happier when we're older

What are dog whiskers for?

What you need to know about that mysterious Chinese virus

Why we need time alone and time with other people to thrive

2019 was the second-hottest year on record, ending the hottest decade on Earth

Pilgrims can still follow this ancient path from Canterbury to Rome

Why a silent book club is a brilliant idea

Do nonsmokers deserve extra vacation days?

Gingko biloba trees guard a secret fountain of youth

What does 'no-kill' mean at animal shelters?

Diego the giant tortoise has dedicated himself to the survival of his species