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6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Allergies in Check This Spring

Every year when spring rolls around, I’m surprised that my entire face is itchy, I’m sneezing a lot more frequently and that my eyes well up every time I step […]

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How This Simple Habit Could Improve Your Sleep (And Slim Your Waistline!)

Raise your hand if you’re stressed, even the slightest bit. Yeah, that’s what I figured. When that question is asked, all hands in the room tend […]

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How to Tell If You Actually Got a Good Night of Sleep

We all know that there are some trustworthy tricks to set yourself up for a good night’s sleep (like not taking a hot shower before bed and sleeping with […]

Business

10 Weeks After Shark Tank, PiperWai Hits $1.3 Million in Sales

There’s nothing quite like the Shark-Tank bump, something Jess Edelstein and Sarah Ribner know all too well as revenues for their natural deodorant company topped $1.3 million […]

Business

Aria Health Agrees to Pay $3 Million to Settle Variety of Allegations

Aria Health has agreed to pay $564,700 to resolve claims that a cardiologist performed unnecessary invasive procedures on inpatients and outpatients at its Torresdale campus between October […]

Business

Nutrisystem Buys South Beach Diet for $15 Million

Nutrisystem has bought South Beach Diet from SBD Holdings Group Corp. for $15 million. Fort Washington, Pa.-based Nutrisystem plans to re-launch the South Beach Diet brand as […]

Business

$231 Million Paves Way for “Starbucks of Addiction Rehab”

There’s no such thing as a “Starbucks of Addiction Rehab,” but a King of Prussia-based company might soon be the closest thing. Recovery Centers of […]

Business

Shark Tank to Feature Philly Natural Deodorant Company

For many, the quest for a natural deodorant that works well and is free of potentially harmful ingredients like aluminum, proves to be quite a […]

City Life

Drexel Is 3D Printing Live Cancer Tumors

It seems like every time we turn around, someone is printing something new with a 3D printer. People are 3D printing guns. People are 3D […]

Foobooz

POLL: Should Dirty Philly Restaurants Be Forced to Tell You They Are Dirty?

If you’ve spent any time at all in New York City, you’ve no doubt noticed these Department of Health letter grades stuck to the front […]

City Life

Will Princeton Go “Dallas Buyers Club” on Meningitis Problem?

They’ve tried vaccines. They’ve tried an ad campaign. They’ve even tried special and utterly useless red solo cups. But after an eighth case of meningitis […]

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How I Finally (Finally!) Got My Eye to Stop Twitching

Alright, I think it’s time for a full health confession: There was a stretch of time in my life, which ended earlier this year, where […]

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Quin-what?: 7 Recipes to Make You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is one of those foods that just evokes confusion. And the name really isn’t helping matters.  So, I am here to debunk the myth […]

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Local Dragon Boat Team Will Race to Fight Pancreatic Cancer This Weekend

Less than a week after Christine Edmonds and her family received the devastating news that her husband, Kevin, had pancreatic cancer, they were on a beach […]

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To Do: Yoga for Insomnia at Amrita Yoga and Wellness

There is nothing worse than getting into your comfy pajamas, cozying up underneath a warm blanket and turning off the lights, only to lay awake […]