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This Fall, Hit the Apple Orchards with New Sneakers Designed by Aly Raisman

Six-time Olympic medalist and Needham native Aly Raisman is continuing her long-running collaboration with local Boston shoe company York Athletics Mfg. to launch a pair […]

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The Dentist Will Screen You Now

Way back when, during the simpler days of December, I made a routine appointment for a teeth cleaning. It was the sort of thing I […]

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The 2020 Top Dentists List Is Here

Let’s be honest: After months of quarantine baking, our pearly whites could all use a little extra TLC right now. But if you’ve recently moved […]


Ever Considered Joining a Polo Club? Now’s Your Chance

The year 2020 has brought many surprises, but if you’d asked me on New Year’s Eve if this was the year I would pick up […]


Inside Boston’s Looming Mental Health Crisis

Read more about Boston’s mental health crisis If I asked how you are doing today, how would you answer? You might say “pretty well”—after all, […]

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Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Marked the End of Casual Sex?

Not long after the virus first hit, I was in a committed relationship, so casual sex wasn’t really an issue. When the relationship ended, though, […]

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Could COVID-19 Have Escaped from a Lab?

In January, as she watched the news about a novel virus spreading out of control in China, Alina Chan braced for a shutdown. The molecular […]


Everything You Need To Know about the Virtual Boston Marathon

The cancellation of the Boston Marathon this year—for the first time in 124 years—is one of the many great cultural casualties of COVID-19. There are […]


Debunking the Most Common Instagram Fitness Myths

The Insta-Myth: Everything you see on the ’Gram is real. Reality Check: Given that we’re all spending more time on social media, it’s easier than […]


Boost Your Skincare Routine with These Black-Owned Beauty Brands

Whether it’s through protesting, eating at Black-owned restaurants, or supporting Black fitness professionals, there are a number of ways to support Boston’s Black community. If […]

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What You Need to Know About Female Hair Loss

If you have experienced more hair shedding or noticed thinning of your hair over the past few months, you are certainly not alone. “Unfortunately, women […]


Seven Fruit Salad Recipes to Cool You Off This Summer

Some may say ice cream is the cure for a steamy summer day, but in my book, there’s nothing more refreshing than a chilled bowl […]


Five Boston Adventures to Take on the Water This Summer

If you want to go fishing… Cast a line in Boston Harbor Touted as one of the cleanest harbors in the country (yes, you read […]


This Is What It’s Like to Open a Fitness Studio During the Pandemic

While existing gyms and fitness studios around the Boston area reconfigured their business models and existing protocols to meet the demands of the COVID pandemic, […]


The Ultimate Guide to Nutritionists and Dietitians in Boston

Wading through diet culture these days can be tricky. On one hand, our culture has been conditioned to believe (incorrectly so) that to be skinnier […]