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Skin City

A slew of New England brainiacs are launching their own skin-care lines.

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Two Boston-Based ‘Real Life’ Medical Shows Are Premiering This Summer

There are more than two dozen hospitals and medical centers in the greater Boston metropolitan area. So that means there’s a good chance you know […]

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Polar Seltzer Flavors, Ranked

New Englanders are passionate about their Polar. The Worcester-based company has been around since the late-1800s, and very rarely lets anyone behind their Wizard of Oz-like […]

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The Hauswitch’s Spell Kits Will Help You Cleanse Your Life

There’s a way to cleanse that doesn’t involve juice. Just six months ago, Erica Feldmann, a.k.a. the Hauswitch, began creating “spell kits” that come housed […]

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This Is the Coolest Pop-Up Park in Boston

BEFORE AND AFTER PHOTOS OF THE 2015 POP-UP PARK BY MELISSA MALAMUT AND Claudia Ravaschiere   The “pavement-to-park” movement is sweeping the world, from New York […]

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Boston Children’s Hospital Is Using Twitter For a Sleep Study

Can’t sleep? Perhaps you should put down your smartphone. Among other things, a new study by researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Merck found that […]

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The Handle Bar Is Opening a Cambridge Location

The Handle Bar, a locally-owned group of indoor cycling studios, with locations in South Boston and the Fenway, is set to open a third spot […]

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Harvard Scientists Have Discovered Why Some People Look Like They Don’t Age

  Photographed in 1999 and then again in 2015, Julianna Margulies (above), is timeless. So is Halle Berry, Jennifer Aniston, and certain members of New […]

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Eating a Protein-Rich Diet May Helps Older Adults Preserve Muscle Mass, Study Says

After age 50, adults may lose 1-2 percent of muscle mass each year. Plus, muscle strength declines 1.5 percent annually up to age 60, and […]

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Talking Shop with Gisele’s Makeup Artist

“You really shouldn’t wear blush lower than right here,” says makeup artist to the stars, Rose Marie Swift, while touching the fleshy part of my […]

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Local Researchers Developed a Blood Test that Detects Exposure to Hundreds of Viruses Simultaneously

In what could be every hypochondriac’s worst nightmare, there is now a test that can find out—from just a single drop of blood—every virus you’ve […]

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What’s the Best Way to Eat Superfoods? In a Sandwich!

Katie Chudy, a 34-year-old Belmont resident, got her book deal the way many people do nowadays—through her blog. In 2009, she created the delightful, The […]

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The Street Is Offering Five Free Fitness Classes a Week

Sure, Boston’s free fitness classes get all the press, but suburban-dwellers have a lot to be excited about, too. Not only did they get Massachusetts’ […]

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A Bus Outfitted with Indoor Cycling Bikes Is Roaming the Streets

Last summer, Eric Brodie and his wife Seema were chatting with Eric’s sister and her husband—both of whom live in the Bay Area—about their “horrific commutes” across […]

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Indoor Cycling Is Now Available Outside for a Sunset Ride

Yes, we get it. Indoor cycling outside is technically just riding a bike, right? Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let us […]