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10 Dos and Dont’s of Dealing With Sunburn, According to Philly Skincare Pros

So, we all know that sunburn is something that should be avoided at all costs. I mean, at this point, using sunscreen is a no-brainer. […]

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The Checkup: How to Stop a Hangover Before It Hits

• Here, a step-by-step guide to get you through your Fourth of July plans without comin’ out on the other side with a major headache. Of […]

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The Checkup: Why Everyone Is Suddenly Obsessing Over Sourdough Bread 

• A new study pitted sourdough bread, often touted as a lower-glycemic and therefore healthier option, against white bread and found — dun, dun, dun […]

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Common Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Skin (And How to Fix Them)

It’s time to get serious, my friends. Serious about taking care of the largest organ of our body — our skin. We chatted with Naomi […]

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Sweet! Public Sunscreen Dispensers Will Soon Pop Up All Over Philly

Good news for the skin-sensitive (or the forgetful): Philly wants to help keep you protected from the sun. The city’s getting 20 sunscreen dispensers (think sanitizer […]

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2017 Guide to Sunscreens: The Best Sunscreens (and What Belongs in the Garbage)

The Environmental Working Group just released their much-anticipated annual Guide to Sunscreens— and, based on their report, you have plenty of reasons to be wary […]

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The Checkup: 16 Weight-Loss Gems at Trader Joe’s

• I pretty much always walk into Trader Joe’s with noble intentions and walk out with a reusable tote bag full of Srirarcha-flavored potato chips and […]

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The Checkup: How to Order Fast-Food Breakfast Like a Nutrition Pro 

• Maybe you slept through your alarm for an early flight and didn’t have time to pack a breakfast before hitting the airport; maybe you’re […]

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The Checkup: This Is What Really Happens to Gum When You Swallow It

• Let’s put this childhood argument to rest, once and for all: No, chewing gum does not stay trapped in your body for seven years […]

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The Checkup: The 10 Best Sunscreens (And the Ones You Should Throw Away)

• Every year, the Environmental Working Group puts out its much-anticipated ranking of the best sunscreens. Making the list of best sunscreens this year are […]

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The Checkup: These Are the Best Cities for Fitness in America (No, Philly Did Not Make the Cut)

• Looks like D.C. is kicking our butt when it comes to the fitness game. The District was just ranked the fittest city in the […]

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WTF: Most People Still (Still!) Don’t Use Sunscreen, Survey Shows

Not to sound like your mother or anything but, please, please put on some freakin’ sunscreen, people! As Science Daily reports, new research done by the […]

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The Checkup: The One Thing You Really Shouldn’t Do If You’re Trying to Lose Belly Fat

• If you’re trying to shed pounds, you might think eating a nice big breakfast and then skipping lunch is the answer, but think again: […]

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Consumer Reports: Don’t Use Spray Sunscreens on Kids (Or Anyone, Really)

The FDA released an announcement in June that they were investigating the health risks of spray sunscreens. For now, Consumer Reports is urging parents to […]

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Sunscreen Shopping Made Easy: The 2014 Guide to Sunscreens

If your first thought after stepping into the sunscreen aisle at CVS is Agh! So. Many. Options. Somebody, ANYBODY, help! then today is your lucky […]