Gina Tomaine

Health and Wellness Editor

Gina Tomaine is Health and Wellness Editor of Philadelphia. Follow her on Twitter @gtomaine.

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Be Well Philly

Yes, You Can Still Exercise Outdoors — But Be Smart About It

Fresh air is good for you, as long as you continue social distancing.

Be Well Philly

Which Doctors’ Appointments Should You Be Keeping Right Now?

In the time of coronavirus, health care must be more adaptable than ever. Here’s what you need to know.

Be Well Philly

How to Make a Telemedicine Appointment and Other FAQs

Here’s how you can get the benefit of the doctor’s office or hospital from home.

City Life

The Lax Procedures at U.S. Airports Should Concern Everyone

What I experienced on my journey back to Philly from India shows how much the federal government is still not on top of things.

City Life

Penn Med School Dean Says Philly’s Coronavirus Crisis Won’t Peak Until May

According to top medical experts, Philly’s COVID-19 problems are only beginning.

Be Well Philly

We Hosted Our First-Ever “Be Well in the Burbs” Event with Triyo Fitness

See photos from our foray into fitness events for the Philly suburbs.

Be Well Philly

We’re Obsessed With This Eagles Cheerleader Competing on American Idol

Kyle Tanguay, the first male cheerleader for the Eagles in three decades, is killing it — and it’s only been one episode.

Be Well Philly

We Tried Plant-Based Meal Prep for February’s BWP Underground Event

See photos from our The Cutting Veg and STORY at Macy’s BWP Underground event.

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Be Well Philly

How to Prioritize Wellness While Traveling, According to 4 Philly Health Pros

Get some R&R — without completely ditching your wellness routines.

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Be Well Philly

Ask the Editor: Airplanes Are So Germy. How Do I Stay Healthy While Flying?

Here’s how to avoid the ick.

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Philadelphia Wedding

Dogs at Weddings: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

From how to schedule their pictures to how to get them to walk down the aisle.

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Philadelphia Wedding

The Philadelphian’s Guide to the Modern Wedding Ceremony

How necessary is writing your own vows? Can our friend marry us? Three seasoned Philly officiants answer all your burning questions.

Be Well Philly

This Local Author Wants to Help You Ditch Your Imposter Syndrome

Old City resident Ash Ambirge wrote her new book, The Middle Finger Project, about how to stop playing small.

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City Life

Why I, Like So Many in My Generation, Can’t Make Up My Mind About Having Kids

One millennial’s journey to the heart of parental angst.

Be Well Philly

My Week of Doing a 6-Step Korean Beauty Routine Every Night

My face was glowing, and I started feeling like my bathroom was my own private spa.