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Five Local, Innovative Fitness Products to Try This Spring

WHOOP No one wants to feel like a lab experiment with a clunky fitness tracker recording (and judging) every move. Enter Whoop, a line of […]

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Can a Tufts Professor Finally Stop Lyme Disease?

It’s a bright Thursday afternoon, and Sam Telford is rummaging through the back of his white Chevy Silverado pickup truck. Slapped on the tailgate are […]

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Tips and Tricks to Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease All Summer

Keep your pets in check. Cats and dogs can bring ticks into your home and deposit them onto your bed, your couch, and just about […]


Five Golf Clubs in Greater Boston Where the Pros Go To Play

The Pro: Jack Davis, Head Golf Professional, Essex County Club, Manchester-by-the-Sea The Hole: 11th Hole, The Country Club, Brookline What Makes it Great: There are […]


Treat Yourself: How to Save Big on Stress Relief With Customized Massages

There’s no doubt about it, you could use a break. Balancing work, errands, kids, etc. is hard enough during normal times. Doing it all from […]


The Revolutionary Treatment That Reversed One Woman’s Hair Loss

It wasn’t until the birth of her second child that Melissa realized her hair was thinning. When she looked in the mirror, the 39-year-old New […]


JC Monahan: Breaking My Silence

I could hear their voices, soft and muffled. I couldn’t make out what they were saying. Eventually, they grew louder. Two, maybe three male voices? […]


Everything You Need to Know about Coping with Long COVID

Every case is different. Some patients have cases that manifest in the lungs. Others have neurological issues such as brain fog. Still others lose their […]


We’re All Grieving Right Now, and It’s Okay To Show It

It was one of those cold, gray mornings during the early days of COVID when I don’t think any of us understood what was going […]

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The Complete Etiquette Guide: Vaccine Edition

SCENARIO ONE You’re invited to a barbecue with people you haven’t seen in person since March 2020. It’s mixed company; you’ve gotten the stab, but […]


Five Revitalizing Spa Experiences in Boston to Try This Spring

THE HOLISTIC HARMONIZER Acupuncture and Energy Healing, Laurel Wellness Laurel Wellness founder Laura Corrigan uses a “little bit of everything” approach to find the energy-healing […]

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The Best is Yet to Come: A Guide to Aging Well

We all age, so why not do it gracefully? In this issue of Guide to Aging Well, you’ll learn about how some of our local […]

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What You Need to Know About Female Hair Loss

If you have wondered whether your shedding or thinning hair amounts to actual hair loss, you’re certainly not alone. “I often get asked how a […]


Her Pain Was Their PR

Erica Johnson couldn’t contain the emotion that came over her as she rang the ceremonial bell marking the end of her cancer treatment, sobbing, her […]

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Why Did Boston Hospitals Briefly Stop Receiving Vaccine Doses?

What in the world was he thinking? I’m talking about the baffling decision by Gov. Charlie Baker—a man who prides himself on being a manager […]