Nine Easy-to-Book In-Home Services Available in Boston

Bring the chef, the trainer, or the hairstylist straight to your doorstep with these easy-to-book in-home services.


I Tried It: EmbodyDNA from Lose It

Did you know that thinking about lemons helps you salivate? This is the kind of information that comes in handy when you’ve been spitting into […]


This Local Beauty Company Inspires Wanderlust Through Skincare

When she was a teenager, Gayatri Pradhan chafed at her mother’s devotion to traditional Indian skincare remedies. “Every time I had a spot or a […]


Gillette Stadium Will Host the Largest-Ever Gathering of IVF Babies

By reproductive endocrinologist Michael Alper’s estimates, he’s helped bring as many as 80,000 babies into the world since founding Boston IVF, a local fertility clinic, […]


Ask the Expert: Why Do I Get Sick So Much?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which our panel of health experts answers your wellness questions. Here, Tufts Medical Center’s Prianka Chawla preps you for […]


A Local Fitness Instructor’s Response to Body Shamers Is Going Viral

When Sarah Gaines saw the rebuttals rolling in, she knew it wasn’t good. The Fit University founder and Boston-based fitness instructor had been asked to […]


Tom Brady Is Standing By the Out-There Health Advice in His Book

Tom Brady is standing by the health advice in his new book, The TB12 Method, despite criticism from doctors, dietitians, and exercise scientists. “It’s really my experience, […]


Planned Parenthood Endorsed Marty Walsh for Mayor

In its first-ever mayoral endorsement, the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts (PPAF) is throwing its support behind Mayor Marty Walsh’s re-election campaign. “At a […]

Chris Coombs

This Is What a Fit Chef Eats for Breakfast

We don’t need to tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In this series, we’re asking top doctors, fitness pros, […]

PMC Winter Cycle

A Charity Cycling Event Will Take Over Fenway This Winter

The Red Sox may stop playing in October, but Fenway Park will come alive again in January. The Pan-Mass Challenge, an annual charity bike-a-thon that’s […]

Cut It Out

This Local Group Helps Stylists Stop Domestic Violence

For many women, the line between salon and therapist’s office is razor-thin. Draped under that familiar cape, sinking into the plush stylist’s chair, personal stories […]


Four Healthy Ways to Contribute to Hurricane Relief

As Puerto Rico and its neighbors in the Caribbean rebuild after devastating hurricanes, many of us are looking for ways to give back. While you […]

Nasim Annabi

Surgical Super Glue May Revolutionize Post-Op Recovery

When Northeastern University’s Nasim Annabi has a great idea, she sticks with it. Annabi, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern, created a powerful, […]


This Local Nonprofit Is Trying to Normalize Mental Health Issues

In 1990, Screening for Mental Health Founder Douglas Jacobs did something that was, at the time, revolutionary. In an effort to draw attention to mental […]


Ask the Expert: Is Getting 10,000 Steps a Day Really Enough Exercise?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which our panel of health experts answers your wellness questions. Here, trainer Parker Cote discusses your 10,000-step habit. Got […]