An On-Field Workout at Gillette Stadium Will Support Hurricane Recovery

Ever wanted to do yoga on the field at Gillette Stadium? Now is your chance. On Monday, October 30, the Patriots are opening their doors for […]


Opioid Crisis Leads to Surge in Needles Littering Boston

Playgrounds are sites of chalk drawings and tire swings; of kickball games and cookouts; and, increasingly across Boston’s neighborhoods, of used hypodermic needles. An analysis […]


A First Look at Equinox Seaport

We’re used to taking in, er, good views at the gym, but this is next level: Open today, Equinox Seaport overlooks 270-degree vistas of Rowes […]

MIT professor Regina Barzilay (center) with Mass General collaborators Manisha Bahl and Constance Lehman / Photo provided

New Machine Learning Model Could Accurately Detect Breast Cancer

Harnessing the power of machine learning, Boston researchers hope to change breast cancer detection techniques for the better. Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital and MIT’s […]


Nine Easy-to-Book In-Home Services Available in Boston

Bring the chef, the trainer, or the hairstylist straight to your doorstep with these easy-to-book in-home services.


I Tried It: EmbodyDNA from Lose It

Did you know that thinking about lemons helps you salivate? This is the kind of information that comes in handy when you’ve been spitting into […]


Gillette Stadium Will Host the Largest-Ever Gathering of IVF Babies

By reproductive endocrinologist Michael Alper’s estimates, he’s helped bring as many as 80,000 babies into the world since founding Boston IVF, a local fertility clinic, […]


Ask the Expert: Why Do I Get Sick So Much?

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 preps you for […]


A Local Fitness Instructor’s Response to Body Shamers Is Going Viral

When Sarah Gaines saw the rebuttals rolling in, she knew it wasn’t good. The Fit University founder and Boston-based fitness instructor had been asked to […]


Tom Brady Is Standing By the Out-There Health Advice in His Book

Tom Brady is standing by the health advice in his new book, The TB12 Method, despite criticism from doctors, dietitians, and exercise scientists. “It’s really my experience, […]

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Recipe: Healthy Skillet Pumpkin Cornbread

Dust off the ol’ cast iron skillet for this healthy pumpkin cornbread recipe. Not only is it packed with extra fiber, vitamin A, and potassium […]


Planned Parenthood Endorsed Marty Walsh for Mayor

In its first-ever mayoral endorsement, the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts (PPAF) is throwing its support behind Mayor Marty Walsh’s re-election campaign. “At a […]

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This Is What a Fit Chef Eats for Breakfast

We don’t need to tell you that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In this series, we’re asking top doctors, fitness pros, […]

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20 Healthy Things to Do This Week

 Monday, October 9 Fitness for Puerto Rico: Trillfit is hosting a free cardio dance class at Evans Way Park—and to sweeten the deal, it’ll donate $1 […]

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A Charity Cycling Event Will Take Over Fenway This Winter

The Red Sox may stop playing in October, but Fenway Park will come alive again in January. The Pan-Mass Challenge, an annual charity bike-a-thon that’s […]