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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

NextUp: 5 Philly Biotech and Pharma Companies to Watch in 2020

Philadelphia’s healthcare innovation scene won’t slow down in 2020. The region’s biotech and life sciences companies are positioned for major growth and more breakthroughs. Here […]

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 […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Startup Improving Incontinence Care

“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 [email protected] […]

Be Well Philly

Hey, Philly! I’m Your New Be Well Philly Editor

Hey, Philly! My name is Gina Tomaine, and I’m the new editor of Be Well Philly, and the new health and wellness editor for Philadelphia magazine. […]

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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

For His 30th Birthday, This Leukemia Survivor Went on a Road Trip to Share His Story in 30 Cities

Who I am: Vincent Goodwin What I do: I’m an advocate and moderator for Health Union and a mentor for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. *** […]

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Be Well Philly

This Pennsylvania Couple May Have Found the Sounds That Will Put You to Sleep

It was 3 a.m. — or sometime thereabouts, in the waning hours of the night — and Wei-Shin Lai couldn’t sleep. Again. A Penn State […]

Be Well Philly

Where Are All the Stock Photos of Diverse Bodies?

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising and […]

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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 […]

Be Well Philly

Dreading Your Workout? Try “Joyful Movement” Instead

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising and […]

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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Be Well Philly

How to Navigate the Anxiety of Doctor’s Appointments When You’re in a Larger Body

Jenny Weinar is a Philly-based body positive psychotherapist and certified yoga teacher who’s passionate about helping clients struggling with disordered eating, chronic dieting, over-exercising, and weight […]