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In Defense of SunChips’ 100-Percent Compostable Bag

This morning while listening to The Today Show I became so annoyed that I had to stop blow-drying my hair and turn around and actually […]

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7 Smart Ways to Take Control of Seasonal Allergies

We are now in the midst of allergy season, and as many as 15-20% of Americans are suffering from runny noses, itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, […]

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What’s the Best Way to Treat a Jellyfish Sting?

Forget about sharks — as August approaches, the Jersey Shore will enter its peak jellyfish season. Though these creatures aren’t typically deadly – not the […]

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Three Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an increasingly popular topic among medical professionals, patients and the media. I get asked about it all the time and I check […]

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Top 5 Ways to Avoid Shoulder Tendonitis in Tennis and Squash Players

Shoulder tendonitis is inflammation due to overuse of the bicep and rotator cuff tendons. The rotator cuff muscles incase the shoulder joint, and when they […]

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Fresh Ideas for Packed Lunch

Not so many years ago, almost all meals were prepared at home. In 1960, the average American ate out twice a week. Now, the average […]

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Philly Beer Week’s Health & Fitness Finds

Last week I wrote about the health benefits of Philly Beer Week, and this week I’m proving it to you—beer can be good for you! […]

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Why Negative “Fat Talk” Isn’t Allowed at Lithe

A few weeks ago, the women at Lithe were up in arms (in a good way) after I called a few people out on my […]

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The Celebrity Trainer That Loves Philly

The National Psoriasis Foundation is hosting the Walk to Cure Psoriasis at the Philadelphia Zoo this Saturday, May 15, from 8am to 11am. I had […]

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DIY DNA Tests: Good or Bad?

Walgreens was set to debut over-the-counter, do-it-yourself DNA test kits in its stores this Friday, but has put them on hold due to concerns raised […]

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Get to Know Gavin, One of Our New Expert Bloggers!

Gavin McKay is the owner and creator of Fusion Cross-training with locations in Center City, Philadelphia and Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. He’ll be sharing his […]

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Get to Know Lauren, One of Our New Expert Bloggers!

A life-long fitness-enthusiast, dancer, and college cheerleader, Lauren Boggi says that movement is like language to her. She can’t remember her life without it. Lauren […]

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5 Great Blue Cross Broad Street Run Recovery Tips

Still sore from the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? How long it takes to recover depends on how well you prepared, how long you were […]

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This Week’s Market Watch: Asparagus

Spring is in the air … which means asparagus is on our plate! Arriving early April to late May, the vibrant and succulent asparagus spear […]

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Great Gifts for Health-Minded Moms

Mom’s Day is only a few days away, and if you still haven’t gotten around to figuring out what you’ll offer as a small token […]