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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 […]

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Be Well Philly

20 Ways to Have a Healthier, Happier 2020 in Philly

1. Let your rage out. To get an endorphin rush without breaking anything valuable, head to a class at Rumble Boxing, where the water-filled aqua […]

NextHealth PHL

The Top 5 Healthcare Stories of 2019

NextHealth PHL launched in May 2019, just days before the BIO International Convention brought nearly 20,000 healthcare professionals from around the world to Philadelphia. Six […]

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City Life

I Built My Identity Around Being Bipolar. Then My Doctor Said I’m Not Bipolar

My psychiatrist first floated the idea that I don’t have bipolar disorder months ago, when we were spending another session dissecting my history of disasters. […]

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Be Well Philly

Health Organizations Around Philadelphia Where You Can Volunteer

Want to give back to the community? Help others on their way to a healthy life? Here’s a few places and ways around Philadelphia where you […]

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Be Well Philly

How Philly’s Best Esthetician Gets Her Skin So Glowy

Best esthetician Viviane Aires shares her pro tips for getting glowy skin. Want to check out her work in person? Get a facial with Aires […]

City Life

Outdoor Smoking Bans Are Spreading — and Useless

Let’s get one thing out of the way: Smoking kills you. It’s the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, and every year half […]

NextHealth PHL

How Data Analytics Has Curbed the Prescription of Opioids in Philly

Though the opioid epidemic is not nearly as bad as it was in 2017 when the misuse of prescription painkillers resulted in more than 5,000 […]

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City Life

Who Am I to Decide How Long My Ninetysomething Mother Lives?

Sitting in my car one night a few months ago as I waited for a to-go dinner to be cooked at McMenamin’s in Mount Airy, […]

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Be Well Philly

Need Book Recs? Here’s What 11 Philly Health and Fitness Pros Are Currently Reading

While there are so many forms of mental self-care, sitting down with a book is one of the most powerful ways to keep your mind […]

City Life

After Mumps Outbreak, Temple to Require New Students to Get Vaccinated

Temple University will begin requiring new students to be vaccinated against mumps after a recent outbreak of the viral disease. Mark Denys, Temple’s director of student health […]

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Be Well Philly

14 Healthy Lifestyle Changes Philly Fitness Pros Want to Make in 2019

New Year’s resolutions are fine. Maybe they work for some people. But the thing is, deciding you’re going to make some kind of huge change […]

Be Well Philly

You Can Take Free Yoga Classes at the New Discovery Center in East Fairmount Park

Yes, the warm weather may be gone — and with it, a lot of free outdoor yoga — but you can still do yoga surrounded […]

be well philly 2019 health and wellness guide
Be Well Philly

Take a Look Inside Be Well Philly’s 2019 Health and Fitness Guide

Okay, we’re going to try to get through this without actually EXPLODING with excitement. Ready? Here we go. We’re thrilled to unveil our 2019 Health […]

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Be Well Philly

How Doing Less Cardio and Eating More Helped Totally Transform My Body

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Maria Pro (@musclebymaria), 27, an online […]