Mary Clare Fischer

Health & Wellness Editor

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depression
Be Well Philly

How This Philly Entrepreneur Learned to Manage Her Depression

Parisha Smith shares her journey.

dry skin
Be Well Philly

We Talked to Local Experts About How to Take Better Care of Your Dry Winter Skin

Consider it your ultimate guide to soothing those dry, flaky patches.

mindful hike
Be Well Philly

I Went on a Mindful Hike in the Wissahickon, and It Was Glorious

Brandi Aulston’s Hike & Heal program adds a mindful twist to monthly hikes.

breast cancer survivors sports bras
Be Well Philly

The Philly Company That Makes Lingerie for Breast Cancer Survivors Just Launched Sports Bras

AnaOno is adding athletic bras to its boob-inclusive collection.

feet
Be Well Philly

Calling All Runners: You Should Take Better Care of Your Feet

Here are five ways to strengthen and loosen up your overworked soles.

heyday
Be Well Philly

A Millennial-Friendly Facial Spot Is Opening in Rittenhouse

Heyday is breaking the spa mold, one facial at a time.

breathing exercises
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Why Are Philly-Area Construction Workers Taking Deep Breaths?

We visited EDA Contractors to find out how the organization is driving an emotion revolution.

gritty 5K costumes
Be Well Philly

The Gritty 5K Was Yesterday, and the Costumes Were as Epic as You’d Expect

The Gritizens showed up in style for the city’s first Gritty-themed run.

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Running Was Her Therapy. Now Running Attire Is Her Business.

Naseemah Palmer is launching her own activewear line, Vivid Belle.

crowdsourcing diseases
Be Well Philly

This Local Doctor Helps Diagnose Rare Diseases — With the Help of the Crowd — on Live TV

We talked with Bon Ku about how crowdsourcing is changing the game for health care.

pregnancy body
Be Well Philly

How Pregnancy Has Helped This Yoga and Barre Teacher Listen to Her Body More

Larkin Silverman shares her pregnancy journey.

fall vegan restaurant week
Be Well Philly

5 Ways Non-Vegans Can Enjoy Philly’s Fall Vegan Restaurant Week

Everything from Chinese food to “cheesesteaks” is on the menu during this meat-free extravaganza.

trader joe's philadelphia
Be Well Philly

Trader Joe’s Is Opening a Second Location in Philadelphia

And more grocery store developments in News You Can Use.

journaling philly
Be Well Philly

Inside the Philly Journaling Workshop That Brings Up All the Feels

The Creative Collective meets monthly for expressive writing sessions.

francisville group fitness
Be Well Philly

This Francisville Personal Training Gym Is Launching Group Fitness Classes

Culture Philly is celebrating its expansion with a grand opening party on October 12th.