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Be Well Philly

How Philly Finally Embraced the Bidet. No Bullshit!

Until I was about 14 years old, I thought only two types of bathroom-goers existed: Those who use toilet paper and those who use wet […]

Be Well Philly

9 Exercises to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor, From Local Fitness Pros

You use your pelvic floor everyday (even though you might not know it), so it’s important to show it some love like you do your […]

Be Well Philly

The Body Part You’re Probably (But Definitely Shouldn’t Be) Overlooking

When local pelvic-floor yoga therapist Debbie Brownstein first became aware of her own pelvic floor, she was 30 years old. One year after having her […]

City Life

Stop Judging People for Going to Outdoor Events. The COVID Mandates Are Working.

As we all began to adjust to in-person gatherings this summer in the wake of vaccination requirements, I noticed a growing trend: social media doomsaying. […]

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NextHealth PHL

Now Open at Bok, a New Health Center for Philly’s Immigrant and Refugee Population

Earlier this month, the Bok Building became home to a new health hub dedicated to serving the refugee and immigrant population in South Philly and […]

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NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Radnor-Based Biopharma Company Developing a Hormone-Targeting Treatment for Hypertension

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email ccunningham@phillymag.com […]

City Life

I Took a COVID-19 Vaccine Selfie. Then the Questions Came Pouring In.

On Saturday, I walked into Deliverance Church in North Philly and got my first of two injections of COVID-19 vaccine. A few days earlier, I […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Company Bringing Medical Co-Working Spaces to Philly

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com with pitches […]

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NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Company Making It Easier to Live With Migraine

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com with pitches […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Company Uncovering Smarter Healthcare Data Insights

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

Be Well Philly

Yes, You Can Still Exercise Outdoors — But Be Smart About It

Is it just us, or are Kelly Drive, MLK Drive, and the SRT more crowded than ever, even in the middle of a viral pandemic? […]

Be Well Philly

Which Doctors’ Appointments Should You Be Keeping Right Now?

Amid all of the COVID-19 medical imperatives, it’s important to also continue to discuss health issues which have nothing to do with the virus. We […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: This New Voice Assistant Tells You When to Take Your Meds

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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Be Well Philly

How to Prioritize Wellness While Traveling, According to 4 Philly Health Pros

Leaving Philly for some R&R is great, but where does that leave your wellness routines? We asked local experts how to stay healthy on the […]

Be Well Philly

This 75-Year-Old Philly Trainer Is Fit As Hell. Here’s How He Does It.

For over 50 years, Roger Schwab, co-owner and operator of X-Force Philadelphia, has been a force to be reckoned with in the fitness world. He […]