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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 […]

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11 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues, According to Philly Wellness Pros

Every year when the temps drop and the sun sets before I even get home from work, I find myself feeling lethargic, reclusive, and sometimes, […]

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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 […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Himalayan Salt Rooms in Philly

If you’re paying attention to the latest in self-care and wellness, you’ll have noticed alternative therapies (chromotherapy, amethyst mat therapy and crystal singing bowl sessions) […]

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Set Your New Year’s Resolutions at This New Wellness Event in Fishtown

Making your New Year’s resolutions is one thing. Keeping them is another. To help you set and execute goals for 2020 that are “smart” — […]

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Gifts to Add to Your Wellness Wish List, According to Philly Fitness Pros

Finding the perfect gift to give your partner, parents, in-laws, or work bestie can be the most stressful part of the holiday season. I mean, […]