Mary Clare Fischer

Heath & Wellness Editor

@mc_fischer
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Be Well Philly

These Jenkintown Restaurant Owners Cook as Much at Home as They Do at Work

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This Philly-Area Expert’s New Book Gets Real About Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Stress Center founder Karen Kleiman has brought us Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts.

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A Brain Tumor Inspired This Philly Woman’s Switch to a Plant-Based Diet

Andrea Corbi Fein’s terrifying diagnosis catalyzed a major lifestyle shift.

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Revel Ride Is Opening a Second Location on the Jersey Shore

The pop-up will be open for the summer starting May 25th.

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7 Reasons You’ll Love Kensington Community Food Co-op

Philly’s newest co-op is still working out some kinks, but there’s already plenty to like.

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Welcome to Philly’s Queer-Friendly Barbell Club

On Fridays, they play ’90s house music.

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City Fitness Is Launching a Free Tuesday Workout Series

We’ve got the scoop on the very first event.

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This Viral Bungee Cord Workout Is Coming to a Studio in the ’Burbs

Havertown’s Pop Fit Studio is offering the bungee fitness workout.

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This DJ Turned SoulCycle Instructor Made Us a Workout Playlist

Bryant Reams’ musical background comes in handy for creating killer playlists.

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Bucks County Is Getting a New Grocery Store

Poppy’s Greengrocer is slated to open doors in New Hope in June.

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How to Survive Philly’s Rough Allergy Season

Allergy specialist Elina Toskala gives us tips to avoid sneezing.

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French Press Coffee and Regular Stretching Keep This Roxborough Dentist Going

Rupali Gaindh’s morning Joe and periodic stretches help her stay alert and energized.

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This Philly Native Was Shot at Age 16. Now He’s Bringing a New Kind of Movement to the City.

Evan Harden is leading the calisthenics charge in the city.

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This Philly-Area Company Is Bottling Booze-Free Versions of Your Favorite Cocktails

Berwyn-based Mingle Mocktails sells non-alcoholic varieties of drinks like Moscow mules.

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5 Restaurants We Want to Visit During Philly Vegan Restaurant Week

The plant-based restaurant week returns for a second installment.