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These Are a Philly Skin Care Pro’s Must-Have Products

Chances are, you’ve heard of About Face Skin Care, either from their Best of Philly award in 2016 for their hand rejuvenation services, or their life-saving summer […]

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How to Make Waking Up on Cold, Dark, Winter Mornings Less Horrible

Getting out of bed during the winter should be an Olympic sport. The sheer force of will it takes to leave a warm, cozy bed […]

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The Checkup: How Much Protein Do You Really Need Every Day? 

• Chances are, if you you’re overdoing it on the protein front. While the era of Paleo diets and healthified jerky all over the place […]

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How Being a Slave to Your Alarm Could Be Sabotaging Your Waistline

We’ve all been beat over the head with the news headlines and Arianna Huffingtons of the world screaming the same thing at us: “SLEEP IS […]

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The Checkup: How to Fall Asleep When You Can’t Shut Your Brain Off 

• We all have those unbearable nights when we can’t seem to shut our brains off no matter how freakin’ hard we try. But, because […]

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The Checkup: How to Indulge Your Cravings Without Wrecking Your Diet

• Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too, without completely undoing your diet. The key? Stick to a cheat meal, rather than […]

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The Checkup: The Upsetting Downside to Sharing a Bed

• Uh-oh, sharing a bed with your significant other could be leading to increased levels of inflammation — not to mention, a groggy, grumpy mood when you wake […]

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Summer Survival Guide: How to Sleep Without AC (And Not Hate Your Life)

Here we are, in Philadelphia, which is quite the historic city, in case you haven’t heard. It’s full of old, erm, we mean historical buildings and […]

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The Checkup: The Definitive Guide to Choosing the Best Greens 

• Get ready for a college-level lesson on greens, courtesy of this info-packed guide — from key nutrients to tasting notes to what season to shop […]

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How This Simple Habit Could Improve Your Sleep (And Slim Your Waistline!)

Raise your hand if you’re stressed, even the slightest bit. Yeah, that’s what I figured. When that question is asked, all hands in the room tend […]

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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 […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Shower Right Before Bed 

A hot shower before bed is basically my nightcap. It just feels so great to scoot under the covers, freshly moisturized and oh so clean, […]

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The Checkup: The Case for Drinking Ice-Cold Water (Hint: Your Waistline Will Thank You)

• The argument for filling your work water cup up with ice cubes? Sipping on cold water forces your body to work harder to warm […]

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The Simple Nighttime Rule That Could Transform Your Sleep Life

Getting quality sleep is like trying to figure out WTF is going on with Kanye right now: Frustratingly, it’s harder than it should be. And […]

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The Checkup: Trying to Slash Belly Fat? Start By Doing This

• We’ve got a pretty good reason for you to press snooze tomorrow morning (you’re welcome): According to dietitian Rebecca Mohning, when it comes to […]