Mary Clare Fischer

Health & Wellness Editor

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Be Well Philly

Giant Heirloom Market Is Opening Three More Locations in Philly

We’ve got some details on the next one, in University City.

Be Well Philly

4 Workouts You’ll Only Find at Be Well Philly Boot Camp

We’re bringing you exclusive fitness classes you can’t take anywhere else.

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Be Well Philly

This Is Why Your Race Bib Costs So Darn Much

Here’s what you’re really paying for.

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Be Well Philly

This Philly Program Is Trying to Help Restaurant Workers Take Better Care of Themselves

Cooks Who Care connects restaurant operators with wellness professionals who can offer low-cost ways to improve their employees’ health.

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Be Well Philly

A Pennsylvanian’s Ultimate Guide to Ticks

Our primer on how to prevent and address Lyme disease.

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Be Well Philly

6 Philly Running Routes That Aren’t Kelly Drive

We turned to various running groups to freshen up our mileage.

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We Talked to a Dietitian to Find Out How Runners Should Eat

Drexel University’s Kellsey Frank gives us the rundown.

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This Veteran Is Trying to Help More Vets Access Medical Cannabis

Ron Millward launched the organization Balanced Veterans to educate veterans about how cannabis could help them.

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Be Well Philly

See Photos From Our BWP Underground Preview of Piazza Pod Park

Participants got a sneak peek of Osayi Osunde’s newest Fit Academy location.

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Be Well Philly

How Strength Training Helped This Nurse Practitioner Let Go of Diet Culture

Susanne Johnson feels like her body is her own again.

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Check Out the Workouts at This Year’s Be Well Philly Boot Camp

Our fitness and wellness festival’s schedule is now live online.

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Be Well Philly

Barre3 Rittenhouse Is Our Partner Studio of the Month

The downtown barre studio will bring its low-impact workout to Cherry Street Pier.

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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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Be Well Philly

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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Be Well Philly

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.