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Wellness

Brigham and Women’s Researchers Find Moderate Carb Intake Is Best

Low carb-focused diets like keto, paleo, and the Atkins, all promising rapid weight loss, are still favored among trendy diets, while carbs continue to be enemy number one. […]

Barn to Run Series
Wellness

Take Your Mileage to the Barn to Run Trail Race Series this Fall

Running in a straight line can get rather boring—let’s not kid ourselves. Even if you live for the runner’s high, it’s always good to shake up […]

Boston Children's
News

Boston Children’s Celebrates a First for Transgender Surgery in the State

In a big step forward for life-affirming transgender surgery in Massachusetts, Boston Children’s Hospital is celebrating the state’s first-ever phalloplasty, or penis creation, procedure. The news […]

Wellness

11 Savory Oatmeal Recipes to Mix Up Your Breakfast Routine

From avocado toast to breakfast skillets, there’s always a trendy new way to cook a healthy breakfast with traditional ingredients. Enter: savory oatmeal. Instead of […]

Shalane Flanagan
Wellness

Shalane Flanagan Will Return to the New York City Marathon This Year

Maybe for professional athletes, claiming retirement is a bluff to throw off the competition. Maybe it’s just hard to turn off the competitive drive. Or maybe they […]

Mass General
Wellness

Massachusetts General Hospital Ranks Fourth in Nation Across All Specialties

The Best Hospitals ranking came out this week from U.S. News & World Report, and Boston healthcare has made multiple lists. But the highest rank might have […]

Spectacle Island
Wellness

Six Healthy (And Active) Summer Date Ideas Around Boston

When the summer months are brief and you’re trying to soak up every free minute you have outside, a traditional date of dinner and a […]

Wellness

Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Ranks No. 4 in the Nation

When it comes to health care in the Hub, we certainly have no shortage. But what we also have in abundance is good healthcare. And by good, we mean […]

Carrot Flower opens Tuesday in Jamaica Plain
Restaurants

Carrot Flower Opens This Week in Jamaica Plain

A longtime Jamaica Plain resident has created the low-carb dining option she wished to see in her neighborhood. Carrot Flower opens this week on Centre Street, […]

Healthy Things to Do in Boston August 13-19 2018
Wellness

10 Healthy Things to Do This Week in Boston

Monday, August 13 Yogatini: In partnership with the spicy local distiller Ghost Tequila, Yogatini is back with another cocktail hour yoga class. This time, yogi […]

Nastia Liukin
Wellness

Nastia Liukin Is Launching a Wellness Summit

Whether you’re an aspiring Olympian, entrepreneur, or just a wellness fanatic, the new Grander Summit is a day to learn from other women who have […]

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Wellness

Social Media Image Filters Are Giving People Body Dysmorphia

There’s no denying the large role social media plays in our lives now. We use it to connect, socialize, tell stories, and market products and […]

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Wellness

Ask the Expert: Should I Be Wearing Blue Light Blocking Glasses?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which local health and fitness experts answer your wellness questions. Here, Dr. Matthew Gardiner discusses the ins and […]

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Wellness

Recipe: Dark Chocolate Cherry Protein Bites

Need that chocolate fix? Looking for a nutritious pre or post-workout snack? Look no further than these Dark Chocolate Cherry Protein Bites! Made with protein […]

Dr. Michael Apkon
Wellness

Tufts Medical Center Names Michael Apkon as New CEO

Tufts Medical Center is getting a new driver in the front seat. The hospital announced today that Dr. Michael Apkon will become the next chief […]