Health

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This Philly Startup Is Trying to Win Super Bowl Tickets in the NFL’s Version of “Shark Tank”

While the Super Bowl may be the biggest NFL competition happening this weekend in Minneapolis, there is another going down: the NFL 1st & Future. […]

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Meet the Philly Cancer Survivor Who’s Written Over 4,000 Cards for Cancer Patients

Weekday mornings are busy. There’s coffee to make, lunches to pack, teeth to brush, breakfast to eat, kids to shuttle to school. But one Philadelphian […]

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These Are the Supplements Vegans Should Be Taking, According to Local Health Pros

If you’re vegan it’s inevitable that many, MANY people have questioned your health due to your diet and, also inevitably, you’re tired of hearing it. […]

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5 Things I Started Doing Differently Once I Became a Health Editor

I’ve always been interested in healthy eating and exercise. I have not always been a health editor, however. When people ask how I got into […]

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They Told Me I May Never Walk Again. Now I Compete in Ironman Races.

Warning: A graphic image of a wound appears in the article below.  Ali Cook Jackson was mounting her horse. It was a move she’d done […]

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Every Class in Sip-N-Glo’s New Meditation Series Comes with a Free Juice

Get — and stay — calm throughout the hectic holiday hustle with Glo in the Dark: Get Rooted, a monthly meditation series going down now through March. […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Best (And Cheapest!) Day to Buy Avocados

• First, you hear there’s an avocado shortage (which is why they’re so freaking expensive), so you do everything you can to get a lot out of a little […]

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Q&A: Talking Infertility and Art With Fertility Acupuncturist Steve Mavros

Infertility is a pretty heavy subject, and heavy topics tend to get the hush-hush treatment when it comes to talking about them. But there’s one […]

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The Checkup: The Unexpected Culprits Behind Your Pooping Problems

• So, you’re trying to lose weight and it’s going pretty well for the first couple of weeks or so, and then you start to notice […]

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The Checkup: This Time-Tracking Trick Will Make You Way More Productive

• Okay so this strategy is going to sound a little micro-manage-y, but stick with me friends: Way back when, Ben Franklin would plan out, […]

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The Checkup: This Brilliant Trick Will Change the Way You Make Pasta

• Pasta lovers (so, everyone?), rejoice! The secret to concocting a super-creamy Alfredo-like pasta dish without cream, while also adding a serious protein punch? Hummus, folks. And chances […]

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The Checkup: A Surprising Benefit to Getting Just 1 Hour of Exercise Each Week

• A recent study out of Australia suggests getting just one hour of exercise each week could prevent some cases of depression. Over the course of the 12-year […]

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The Checkup: One Big Culprit Behind Sugar Cravings (and How to Keep Them at Bay)

• You know when you’re out running errands and you skip lunch because you’re so focused on checking items off of your list, then get […]

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This New Study Will Convince You to Stop Binge-Watching TV After Work

There’s nothing quite like getting home after work, hunkering down on the couch and catching up on ALL the Game of Thrones. But you may want […]

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How to Bounce Back From Failure (It’s the Opposite of What You Think)

When we fail, we’re often bombarded with Pinterest quotes telling us to stop dwelling on the past and Taylor Swift songs telling us to “shake […]