Wellness

Wellness

Every Single National Park Will Be Free on Saturday

With autumn colors beginning to descend upon the region, it’s high time to get out of the city and explore New England’s national parks. And this […]

Planned Parenthood
Wellness

Where to Get Affordable STD Testing in Boston

Sexually transmitted disease rates are on the rise in the United States, with a combined 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis recorded in […]

Genetic Testing
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Ask the Expert: Should I Get Genetic Testing?

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 breaks down genetic […]

Plum Landing Toolkit
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WGBH Created an Outdoor Exploration Toolkit for Kids and Families

These days, a growing number of doctors are “prescribing” outdoor time to pediatric patients, in an effort to get kids and families moving and exploring […]

Quincy Quarries
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10 Under-Appreciated Boston Parks You Should Visit

The Common and the Arnold Arboretum get a lot of love around here—for good reason. But Boston is also home to a slew of gorgeous […]

Roastd General Store
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A Former Boston Yogi Is Opening a Health Wonderland on Nantucket

A former fixture of the Boston yoga scene has a new project in the works. Lynne Begier, who owned popular studios Back Bay Yoga and […]

Wellness

How to Stay Out of the ER This September 1

Ah, September 1. ‘Tis the season of sold-out U-Haul rental centers, weirdly stained mattresses littering every street corner, and near-misses (and direct hits) on Storrow Drive. […]

Dog
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Vet-Approved Ways to Keep Your Pets Safe from Ticks

In these waning days of summer, a canine pal is the perfect companion for any and all fresh air adventures. With idyllic outdoor hangs, however, […]

Rebecca Pacheco
Wellness

Ask the Expert: How Am I Supposed to Focus on Breath During Yoga?

Welcome to our Ask the Expert series, in which our panel of health experts answers your wellness questions. Here, yoga and meditation guru Rebecca Pacheco breathes life […]

Wellness

Ask the Expert: What Are Small Health Changes That Make a Big Difference?

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 helps you get […]

Breathing exercise
Wellness

Calm Down with This Quick and Easy Breathing Exercise

Work can be stressful. Heck, even weekends spent sitting in Cape Cod traffic can be stressful. We all need to unwind sometimes, and this short, […]

Wellness

We Got Our Hands on Polar’s Crazy New Flavors

UPDATED, September 20, 2017: Still itching to taste these whimsical flavors? Polar announced via social media that, for the first time, the Impossibly Good collection is available […]

Wellness

Ask the Expert: How Can I Find a New Doctor?

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 talks finding a […]

Wellness

Polar Seltzer Just Teased a Magical New Batch of Flavors

Guess who’s back, Boston. In an email sent to super fans, Polar Seltzer teased the return of an elusive fan-favorite flavor, and the release of […]

BodyBurn
Wellness

You Could Win a Total Body Transformation

Remember when you were in school, and each September felt like a brand new chapter? This year, you can recapture that fresh-start feeling. BodyBurn by […]