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6 reasons why it's so dang hard to lose weight

6 reasons why it's so dang hard to lose weight

Some hard truths about weight loss reveal why it seems impossible to shed pounds.

by Amanda Capritto
How to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus

How to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus

Stay safe and protect those with compromised immune systems with this guide.

by Amanda Capritto
Before you spend $2,200 on a Peloton bike, read this

Before you spend $2,200 on a Peloton bike, read this

We've rounded up five other indoor cycles, all of them priced less -- in some cases a lot less.

by Rick Broida

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The best water bottles
The best water bottles

The best water bottles

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The best blood pressure monitors
The best blood pressure monitors

The best blood pressure monitors

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The best treadmills
The best treadmills

The best treadmills

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The best massage guns
The best massage guns

The best massage guns

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The best vitamin subscription services
The best vitamin subscription services

The best vitamin subscription services

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The best essential oil diffusers
The best essential oil diffusers

The best essential oil diffusers

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The best sports drinks (that aren't Gatorade)
The best sports drinks (that aren't Gatorade)

The best sports drinks (that aren't Gatorade)

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The best meat delivery services
The best meat delivery services

The best meat delivery services

by Jen Wheeler

Fitness

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Best ab exercises: 5 of the best to build a stronger core

Best ab exercises: 5 of the best to build a stronger core

Increase ab definition and strength with these core exercises.

by Amanda Capritto
Google and Samsung unite to reboot Android watches, with a dose of Fitbit too

Google and Samsung unite to reboot Android watches, with a dose of Fitbit too

Google's Wear OS chief, plus Samsung and Fitbit, explain what it all means for what's next in watches.

by Scott Stein
5 exercises guaranteed to build your upper body

5 exercises guaranteed to build your upper body

Build bigger, stronger shoulders with these tried-and-true movements.

5 of the best exercises for building a stronger back

5 of the best exercises for building a stronger back

Get rid of back fat, improve your posture and build muscle with these back exercises.

5 exercises guaranteed to build your glutes

5 exercises guaranteed to build your glutes

Build a bigger butt with these great glute moves.

Sleep

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The best mattress you can buy in 2021

The best mattress you can buy in 2021

I tested them so you don't have to.

by Lindsay Boyers
The best mattresses for side sleepers

The best mattresses for side sleepers

These mattresses for side sleepers will have you snoozing soundly and waking up pain-free

by Lindsay Boyers
Pokemon Sleep is Pokemon Go but for bedtime

Pokemon Sleep is Pokemon Go but for bedtime

Go to sleep.

Best mattress deals 2021: Spring sales from Casper, Helix, Layla, Leesa, Nectar and more

Best mattress deals 2021: Spring sales from Casper, Helix, Layla, Leesa, Nectar and more

Get a big discount on a new mattress for a better night's sleep.

How to choose the best mattress size

How to choose the best mattress size

This mattress sizing guide explains the major differences between bed sizes and which is best for you.

Parenting

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At CES 2021, baby tech keeps booming

At CES 2021, baby tech keeps booming

Preterm birth prediction, AI lamps for sleep training and a warning system for leaving your baby in a hot car: here's the best of CES 2021.

by Corinne Reichert
COVID-19 and kids: What can happen when children get the coronavirus

COVID-19 and kids: What can happen when children get the coronavirus

A rare but sometimes deadly syndrome poses extra risk for COVID's youngest victims.

by Dale Smith
With 50 million kids out of school, here's why so many are also out of food

With 50 million kids out of school, here's why so many are also out of food

Millions of kids are part of families that can't pay for food, while some farmers plow under crops.

Quip Kids Electric Toothbrush brushes teeth on a 2-minute timer

Quip Kids Electric Toothbrush brushes teeth on a 2-minute timer

Toothbrush subscription company Quip has a new electric toothbrush just for kids.

Almost 50% of kids are spending over 30 hours a week on a cell phone

Almost 50% of kids are spending over 30 hours a week on a cell phone

That's 1,500 hours per year.

Nutrition

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How to calculate and track your macros

How to calculate and track your macros

Want to lose weight, feel more energized or gain muscle? Here's everything you need to know about macros, plus the best macro- tracking apps.

by Amanda Capritto
The best meal kit delivery services

The best meal kit delivery services

These convenient meal kit services deliver weekly menus and preportioned ingredients to enthusiastic but time-poor btcc比特币交易所国际_以太坊home cooks.

by Pamela Vachon
What does the new Beyond Meat burger taste like?

What does the new Beyond Meat burger taste like?

Now What finds out why Beyond Meat will soon make two different burgers.

5 kitchen tools that make cooking healthy meals easy

5 kitchen tools that make cooking healthy meals easy

A healthier life starts in the kitchen.

7 dangerous eating habits you should stop doing, according to dietitians

7 dangerous eating habits you should stop doing, according to dietitians

When food becomes more than food, your mental health can suffer.

Personal Care

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Testosterone imbalance: Signs of low and high testosterone in men and women

Testosterone imbalance: Signs of low and high testosterone in men and women

Testosterone is a good thing, but too much or not enough can cause trouble.

by Amanda Capritto
Google will help you identify that suspicious mole or rash

Google will help you identify that suspicious mole or rash

Derm Assist, a new tool from Google, helps you figure out what's going on with your skin.

by Sarah Mitroff
The best glasses online for 2021: Where to find prescription eyeglasses

The best glasses online for 2021: Where to find prescription eyeglasses

Trying to figure out where to buy the best online glasses? Here's the skinny on the top e-tailers out there.

FDA hand sanitizer warnings: Toxic ingredient found in these brands

FDA hand sanitizer warnings: Toxic ingredient found in these brands

Methanol in hand sanitizers is a health hazard, the FDA says. Make sure the products you buy don't have it.

Spanx sale: Get up to 30% off and free shipping

Spanx sale: Get up to 30% off and free shipping

In addition, get a flat 10% off any item when you apply our code.

Caregiving

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Hyundai's new toy EV helps kids feel more comfortable ahead of hospital treatment

Hyundai's new toy EV helps kids feel more comfortable ahead of hospital treatment

The minicar helps doctors know when a child feels ready for treatment.

by Sean Szymkowski
Amazon launches Alexa Care Hub for elder and family care

Amazon launches Alexa Care Hub for elder and family care

Family members will be able to personalize alerts, check in with relatives and call for help with simple commands.

by David Priest
Apple Watch's new Family Setup plan is for kids

Apple Watch's new Family Setup plan is for kids

Parents can set up an Apple Watch for their children, with parental controls for messaging and location tracking.

Men can now breastfeed

Men can now breastfeed

The Father's Nursing Assistant, by Dentsu, is a breastfeeding device to help dads put their little ones to sleep.

Fur-covered robots are the new therapy animal

Fur-covered robots are the new therapy animal

A new wave of robots and toys offer you comfort when you need it the most.

Dental Care

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The best electric toothbrush to buy in 2021

The best electric toothbrush to buy in 2021

From whitening power to gum care, here's how to choose the best electric toothbrush.

by Amanda Capritto
The best teeth whitening kits in 2021

The best teeth whitening kits in 2021

Get whiter teeth in just a few minutes a day with these teeth whitening systems.

by Amanda Capritto
Invisible braces aren't for everyone -- here's how to tell if they'll work for you

Invisible braces aren't for everyone -- here's how to tell if they'll work for you

Straight teeth in as little as six months sounds promising -- but is it too good to be true?

Quip toothbrush review: Is it better than brushes twice the price?

Quip toothbrush review: Is it better than brushes twice the price?

To The Test: I spent 6 weeks trying this Instagram-famous toothbrush to see if it's as good as a Sonicare or an Oral-B.

Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

It all comes down to what you eat and drink for breakfast.

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