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Do Yoga and Zumba at This Free West Philly Health Fair and Block Party

Some of us take our ability to go to the doctors whenever we need to for granted — and it’s easy to do that because when […]

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5 Wellness Markets in Philadelphia for Everything From CBD Oil to Bulk Herbs

While we love the likes of Whole Foods and Trader Joes, sometimes our shopping needs go beyond what even they can provide in the way […]

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Take a Look at the Vendors Lined Up for Philly’s Huge Vegan Food Festival

Hey vegans, vegetarians, and plant-eating folks, remember when we told you that VegFest was coming back after a two-year hiatus? Well, the all-vegan-everything street festival has released the list […]

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How to Make Working From Home a Little Healthier

We’ll take almost any excuse we can get to work from home. And why not? Who wouldn’t want to stay cozy in your most hygge-approved wears and sleep […]

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The Checkup: The Protein-Packed Dinner Staple You’re Better Off Buying Frozen

• There’s something about the frozen aisle that just feels less fresh than it’s non-frozen counterparts. But as Bon Appetit points out, when it comes to […]

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The Checkup: How to Hack Your Strength-Training Session for the Best Results

• When it comes to strength training, how much does it really boost your metabolism?  Preventative medicine professor Tim Church points out that our metabolisms are […]

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The Checkup: Exactly How Many Seconds to Hold a Plank to See Results

• The plank — tough as it may be — is a godsend for toning out abdominals. But the length of time to hold a […]

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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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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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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 […]