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

January 23, 2019

Volunteering

Everything you need to know about donating blood for the first time

The American Red Cross is almost always in need of blood – donate yours, no matter the type, without worry. Our guide walks you through it.

January 23, 2019

Illness

23andMe gains FDA approval for colorectal cancer genetic testing

The colorectal cancer test is only the second direct-to-consumer genetic health risk reports for inherited cancers that have been authorized or cleared by the FDA for use without prescription.

January 22, 2019

Adult Health

Height may help determine lifespan, new study suggests

Research found that women who lived to age 90 were, on average, taller and had put on less weight since the age of 20 as compared to women who were shorter and heavier.

January 22, 2019

Healthy Eating

This 2-minute hack will help combat junk food cravings

A study determined that smelling junk food for two minutes may reduce cravings of fatty junks foods, and lead to healthier food choices.

January 21, 2019

Addiction

FDA ramps up threat to ban e-cigs as teens keep on vaping

A public hearing on Friday featured words from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and other experts searching for a way to stop teen access from e-cigarettes and effective methods for vaping cessation.

January 21, 2019

Wellness

Everything you need to know about flaxseed – and what it can do for you

Flaxseed is a fabulous plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein and so much more that promote a healthy body inside and out. Here's the scoop, plus how you should be eating them.

January 21, 2019

Mental Health

Having trouble concentrating? A new app can help fix that

Having trouble concentrating? Researchers created an app to fix that

January 18, 2019

Food and Drink

The customers have spoken: These are the best items available at Trader Joe's

The most loved of Trader Joe's unconventional food, drink and home products were announced in their10th annual Customer Choice Awards.

January 18, 2019

Wellness

Transfusions of 'young blood' might be 'fountain of youth' everyone's looking for

Dr. Karmazin founded Ambrosia in 2016, a company that will infuse you with one to two liters of a 16- to 25-year-old’s plasma and patients supposedly feel "younger" after a year's worth of treatments — which are $12,000 a pop.

January 18, 2019

Senior Health

Study examining fitness tracker data links activity in older adults to lower dementia risk

But we still don't know how much activity is "enough."

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