Mary Clare Fischer - Health & Wellness Editor at Philadelphia Magazine

Mary Clare Fischer

Health & Wellness Editor

@mc_fischer
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Be Well Philly

This Spinning Instructor Drives Between Philly and the Shore Three Times a Week

Revel Ride operations manager JJ Francis is helping to open the company’s new Avalon studio.

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Be Well Philly

This Philly Activist Wants More Kids to Get Their Hearts Checked

2017 Be Well Philly Health Hero Darren Sudman is the founder of nonprofit Simon’s Heart.

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This Philly Chef With Lupus Thought She’d Never Work in the Culinary Industry Again

Now Karen Nicolas is back in the kitchen.

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16 Customized Workouts for $65 a Month?

That’s what Bucks County trainer Tracy Bray is offering.

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Be Well Philly

Announcing Our Be Well Philly Studio of the Month

The Wall Cycling Studio, which offers spin and barre classes, has been open in Manayunk for seven years.

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Be Well Philly

Need a Designated Space to Reduce Your Stress and Anxiety?

Head to the Stress Less Space in Center City.

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Be Well Philly

Montco Is Getting a Fancy New Rock Climbing Gym

Reach Climbing & Fitness is officially opening on June 1st.

Be Well Philly

This Collingswood Yoga Teacher Celebrated Her Birthday Week With a Glow-in-the-Dark Class

Inside Meghan Peters’ Sweat Diary.

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Be Well Philly

What Living a Gluten-Free Life Is Really Like

Beyond Celiac CEO Alice Bast dishes on the myths around celiac disease and gluten-free eating.

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Be Well Philly

You Can Now Submit Nominations for the 2019 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

Nominate your Philly-area Health Hero today!

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Be Well Philly

What Do You Do When You Lose the Person You Love the Most?

Collegeville resident Krissie Pannullo shares her story.

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Be Well Philly

Saxbys Is Launching a Line of Booze-Free Drinks

The locally based coffee shop is trying to become younger generations’ social destination.

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Be Well Philly

These Three Philly Sisters Are Here to Help Lupus Patients Feel Less Alone

Aniysha, Sakeena, and Kareema Trice run a nonprofit called ASK Lupus.

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Be Well Philly

Washington Square West Is Getting a New Barre and Yoga Studio

Tuck Barre & Yoga is opening its third location this summer.

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Be Well Philly

Stage IV Ovarian Cancer Took This Philly-Area Photographer’s Hair

Tara Lessard has worked with Cancer Treatment Centers of America Philadelphia to feel like herself again.