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This Local Healthcare Startup Is Bringing Community Wellness Into Neighborhood Laundromats

“Self-care” has seemingly become a buzz word in the wellness world, especially in these COVID times. It’s often talked about in terms of what you […]

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12 Wellness Gifts to Buy from Local Businesses This Holiday Season

Sure, you might *think* the fitness or self-care enthusiast in your life already has everything they need to make their workouts, meditation sessions, or general […]

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Where to Get Acupuncture in and Around Philadelphia

For centuries, acupuncture has been a popular practice for relieving an array of ailments — like migraines, tension headaches, chronic pain, and emotional stress — […]

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Walking Labyrinths Helps Calm My Nerves During Hard Times

Twenty years ago, I found myself in unfamiliar territory: I was about to relocate to a new city where I had no friends, move in […]

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Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness Just Leveled Up With an In-Studio Sauna

Last March, Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness upgraded with a new studio triple the size of their original spot. The following week, they — like all […]

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A Woman- and Doctor-Led Birth Control Delivery Service Just Expanded to Pennsylvania

Since the 1950s, oral contraceptives — better known as the Pill — have been helping women regulate their menstrual cycles, prevent pregnancy, and mitigate symptoms […]

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With Stix’s New Line, You Can Test for and Treat Yeast Infections Without Ever Leaving Home

Roughly two months ago, Stix — a Philly-based, female-founded women’s health company — announced that they raised $3.5 million in seed funding to expand their […]

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Spend the Summer Outside With Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Packed Wellness Events Calendar

Summers in Philly are always buzzing with outdoor wellness activities — from energizing group workout classes to serene hiking spots and retro-inspired roller skating. And […]

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Spirits Up! Is Hosting a Week of Wellness Pop-Up Events Around Philly

Last June, during the height of social unrest around the country, Sudan Green launched Spirits Up! with a six-day yoga and meditation protest that popped […]

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Philly-Based Women’s Health Startup Stix Just Raised $3.5M in Seed Funding

It’s been nearly two years since Philly residents Cynthia Plotch and Jamie Norwood launched Stix, a startup making accessing women’s health products like pregnancy, ovulation, […]

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6 Philadelphians on the Virtual Tools They’re Using to Stay Centered and Healthy in 2020

Six fit Philadelphians share the virtual tools they’re using to stay centered and healthy during the pandemic. Valerie Gay Deputy director of audience engagement and […]

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Mental Health Resources for the Black Community in Philly

In a time when both a global pandemic and police brutality are magnifying America’s ongoing systemic racism, taking care of your emotional and mental wellbeing […]

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Join Us for Be Well Philly Fest: 30 Days of Wellness

Hey, Be Well Philly readers! As we head into June, we hope you’re able to stay as positive and healthy as possible. We’ve all gone […]

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Philly Has Entered the Golden Age of Skin Care

In 2004, as a broke graduate student living in Chicago, I scraped together enough money for an end-of-term treat: a facial at a fancy spa. […]

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Philadelphia Facials: The Ultimate Guide

Sure, they’re relaxing, but with high-octane products, effective tools and expert techniques, these 22 hardworking treatments produce long-lasting results. The KK Beauty Treatment Epidedmy Skin […]