Home gym hack: A total-body workout using only stairs

This week’s workout is built around your stairs. Since most homes are equipped with steps, you have all you need to improve your heart health, muscle definition, balance, and burn those pesky pounds.

Relief is coming for some Bucks County residents with tainted tap water. But others are still waiting.

Nearly three years since chemicals known as PFAS were found in their well water, the Perkasie-area homeowners are expected to get treatment systems that enable them to stop relying on bottled water.

Relief is coming for some Bucks County residents with tainted tap water. But others are still waiting.

Nearly three years since chemicals known as PFAS were found in their well water, the Perkasie-area homeowners are expected to get treatment systems that enable them to stop relying on bottled water.

CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

CBD: Food, drug or supplement? Everybody is taking it, but is it safe?

As U.S. farmers prepare to harvest thousands of acres of CBD-rich plants this year, state and federal officials have yet to agree on how CBD should be manufactured, tested and labeled to protect the public.

Transform your home into a gym using only a tennis ball

You can save tons of time, energy, and money by implementing a household good as your new aerobic accessory. This week, you will begin with a tennis ball.

Transform your home into a gym using only a tennis ball

You can save tons of time, energy, and money by implementing a household good as your new aerobic accessory. This week, you will begin with a tennis ball.
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Asbestos issues have closed Ben Franklin/SLA indefinitely. Now the district needs to find spots for 1,000 students.

The news of more missed school comes amid a groundswell of fear and frustration from parents, teachers and students over significant environmental issues — and the way they have been handled by the Philadelphia School District.

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Hit the pumpkin spice hard on a Saturday morning, grab a nice flannel and hiking boots, and hit the trails.

Skateboarding is a workout

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Keto dieters swear by MCT oil for weight loss. Does it work?

MCT oil, an acronym for medium-chain triglycerides, is extracted from coconut or palm kernel oil.

3 core exercises you can do while standing

Improve your core strength, burn belly fat, and hit all the major muscle groups with the following upright routine.

All you need is a pair of socks to do this fat-burning workout

Socks are your secret weapon for burning major calories, challenging your balance, strengthening your stabilizer muscles, and breathing new life into stale, standard movements like lunges and planks.

Which animal yoga classes are worth the money? We tried 5 kinds, with mixed reviews.

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4 ways to fight the harmful effects of prolonged sitting

Too much time spent lounging is linked to an increased risk of chronic conditions and diseases, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated LDL (bad cholesterol), heart disease and depression.

5 exercises for improving your lung health

Ramp up your lung health with the following endurance-enhancing routine.

A Gritty-themed ‘anti-runners’ 5k is happening

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This easy exercise exam can give you clues about your heart health

Evaluate your heart’s proficiency with an easy at-home test known as The Heart Rate Recovery Test.

Sojay Haze or Sour Tangie? Philly research seeks to find the best marijuana strain for pain.

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