Bailey King

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Bailey King is a Health curator who joined PhillyVoice.com after a two-year stint covering health, fitness and wellness on the Be Well Philly blog at Philadelphia Magazine. Bailey grew up in Central Pennsylvania, but couldn’t bare to leave Philly after graduating from Temple University in 2017. When she’s not writing about her passion, health, Bailey loves working out, creating DIY household and skincare products, and exploring this marvelous city. Spending time in nature, experimenting with vegan recipes and hanging out with her cat, Bleeper, are a few of Bailey’s favorite pastimes.

bailey@phillyvoice.com

March 26, 2019

Illness

It took this woman 3 days to realize she was having a yoga-induced stroke

In 2017, Rebecca Leigh shared a photo of herself in the hospital, revealing that she had a stroke after tearing an artery in her neck while practicing headstands and handstands.

March 26, 2019

Fitness

Gender-neutral fitness test may soon be coming to the Air Force

The elimination of gender-specific scoring pertaining to certain exercises, like sit-ups and push-ups, would enable all service members to be measured equally in their fitness, regardless of gender.

March 26, 2019

Health News

3 Philadelphia dental offices closed due to unsanitary practices, possible infection

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has announced the closure of three Philadelphia dental offices for improper reprocessing and sterilization of dental equipment, and lapses in injection safety practices. 

March 25, 2019

Health News

UPS teases new venture into at-home health care, vaccinations

United Parcel Service Inc. is reportedly considering breaking into the health care industry.

March 25, 2019

Children's Health

Apparently, the chemicals in household dust can spur weight gain

Researchers found that very low concentrations of dust extracts were able to promote precursor fat cell proliferation and fat cell development.

March 25, 2019

Men's Health

Early testing of new male birth control pill shows no safety issues

A second male birth control pill showed no safety concerns in preliminary testing, suggesting that a new form of contraception may be available in about a decade.

March 25, 2019

Women's Health

FDA panel to review safety of breast implants this week

The FDA panel will discuss reports of breast implants being linked to a rare cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma, as well as other safety concerns.

March 22, 2019

Fitness

This is how long you should be holding a stretch

That stretching 10-count promoted for decades may be more than triple the time you actually need to reap benefits, according to some experts.

March 22, 2019

Children's Health

Nearly 40,000 U.S. children die by gunfire since 1999 – study

Researchers announced an alarming increase in the number of firearm deaths of school-age children in the United States: 38,942 in those 5 to 18 years old from 1999 to 2017, according to a study released Thursday.

March 22, 2019

Health News

Study: Personal health app data is being leaked to credit companies, more

New research shows that there’s hidden privacy risks in plugging in sensitive personal health information to common health apps that are often used to keep track of medication or look up symptoms of illness.

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