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Self-Care

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Fall In Love With You

Loving your body is one of those things that’s sometimes easier said than done. As the weather begins to turn and we slip into those […]

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Wearing the Wrong Sports Bra?

I recently moved to the Art Museum area and I couldn’t wait to hit Kelly Drive. On my first morning run, I dressed quickly and […]

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7 Smart Ways to Take Control of Seasonal Allergies

We are now in the midst of allergy season, and as many as 15-20% of Americans are suffering from runny noses, itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, […]

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy

If you conduct an internet search for Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), you’ll see reams of information that is supposedly intended to help women determine if […]

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Three Things You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an increasingly popular topic among medical professionals, patients and the media. I get asked about it all the time and I check […]

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Stay Safe This Summer: Find a Self-Defense Class Near You

The temps go up, and so does the crime. It happens nearly every year in every city across the country, and, unfortunately, we all know […]

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Ask a Top Doctor: Is This Bump Skin Cancer?

If you’ve ever found yourself inspecting a spot on your skin unsure if what you’re looking at is skin cancer or just a little blemish, […]

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Philly’s Best Sunless Tanners

Okay, I admit it: In my teens and early 20s, every once in a while—before a big event or vacation that required a bathing suit—I […]

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Why Negative “Fat Talk” Isn’t Allowed at Lithe

A few weeks ago, the women at Lithe were up in arms (in a good way) after I called a few people out on my […]

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Local (and Free) Skin Checks

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month and some of the city’s top hospitals are hosting free skin checkup clinics. Spots go fast, so make […]

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DIY DNA Tests: Good or Bad?

Walgreens was set to debut over-the-counter, do-it-yourself DNA test kits in its stores this Friday, but has put them on hold due to concerns raised […]

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Book Your Local (and Free!) Skin-Cancer Check Soon

I just got off the phone with Fran, one of the most helpful and sweetest ladies ever, to schedule my first (and admittedly overdue) free […]

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Philly’s Best Ped-Saving Products

After training for Broad Street for the past 9 weeks, I cannot tell you how terrible the bottoms of my feet look. These babies have […]