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Study: This Is Exactly How Often You Should Be Moving If You Sit All Day

For years, we’ve been berated for sitting. It’s ingrained in our temporal lobes that sitting at home, at our jobs, and even on the plane is, […]

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The Checkup: The Perfect Pre-Workout Breakfast for Every Diet

• The struggle of finding the perfect pre-workout breakfast — one that’s not so heavy it weighs you down, but hefty enough to fuel your workout — […]

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5 Hangover Cures Philly Healthy-Eating Pros Swear By

Maybe you are a super responsible human who didn’t get swept up in the last-day-of-summer shenanigans yesterday. But if you did happen to get a […]

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The Checkup: Um, Breast Milk Sugar Could Be the Next Big Health Trend

• If you’re looking to up your gut-health game, you may want to keep an open mind about this one: Human milk sugars, most commonly […]

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The August Blues Are Real: 10 Outdoor Activities You Need to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Guys, we hate to break it to you, but we’ve only got one month left of summer (the last day of summer is September 22nd). […]

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An Unexpected Way to Fight the Effects of Aging, According to Science

Purpose is what’s up, people: Just last month we told you about a study that found a significant correlation between having a sense of purpose […]

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The Checkup: The Happy Hour Mistake That Could Be Poisoning You

• Attention, all Moscow mule lovers: The Instagram-worthy copper mug holding your favorite delicious happy hour cocktail may be poisoning you. As public health officials recently pointed out, copper […]

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Ick! Here’s How Much Blowing Out Birthday Candles Ups Cake Bacteria

A birthday cake is no different from an everyday cake if it doesn’t involve some candle-blowing and wish-making fun. But have you ever thought about how birthday […]

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A Scientific Explanation for Why This Wegmans News Makes People So Happy

We may never be able to fully explain why people love Wegmans SO much, but we can put a little science behind why people love this recent Wegmans news […]

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There’s a (Free!) Ladies-Only Self-Defense Workshop This Weekend

Ladies, ladies, ladiessss! Gather your girl gang and head to Fishtown this Sunday, July 2nd, for a free ladies-only self-defense class at Fishtown’s City Fitness (1428 Frankford Avenue).

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Study: Vegetarian Diet Could Be Twice As Effective As Just Slashing Calories

A win for all the vegetarians out there: A recent study examining weight-loss methods found that, instead of simply cutting calories, going the vegetarian route could […]

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Common Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Skin (And How to Fix Them)

It’s time to get serious, my friends. Serious about taking care of the largest organ of our body — our skin. We chatted with Naomi […]

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Sweet! Public Sunscreen Dispensers Will Soon Pop Up All Over Philly

Good news for the skin-sensitive (or the forgetful): Philly wants to help keep you protected from the sun. The city’s getting 20 sunscreen dispensers (think sanitizer […]

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Discover Hidden Gems of Philly Parks With These Guided Hikes

The eighth annual Love Your Park Week is bringing us a whole slew of outdoorsy events this month and guided hikes are at the top of our […]

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Here’s Exactly How Much Coffee You Can Drink Each Day Without Consequence

If you find yourself needing something more along the lines of a coffee bowl than a coffee cup (we feel you), listen up: The folks […]