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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Fitness

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WatchOS 7.4: The Apple Watch features coming soon that we think you'll love

WatchOS 7.4: The Apple Watch features coming soon that we think you'll love

Apple's next big software update turns your Apple Watch into an iPhone key and brings new ways to stream Fitness Plus.

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OnePlus Watch: Premium looks without the premium price

OnePlus Watch: Premium looks without the premium price

Our first impressions of the $159 OnePlus Watch.

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Best Apple Watch deals: Save $79 on a Product Red Series 6

Best Apple Watch deals: Save $79 on a Product Red Series 6

Apple's flagship wearable is on sale on Amazon.

The best massage guns you can buy right now

The best massage guns you can buy right now

These percussive massagers can loosen tight spots and help relieve muscle soreness.

7 serious fitness mistakes a trainer is begging you to stop making

7 serious fitness mistakes a trainer is begging you to stop making

If you do any of these things, you're hindering your fitness progress.

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.

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Pokemon Sleep is Pokemon Go but for bedtime

Pokemon Sleep is Pokemon Go but for bedtime

Go to sleep.

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My COVID-19 dreams aren't just weird, they're keeping me up all night

My COVID-19 dreams aren't just weird, they're keeping me up all night

If you're sleeping worse and dreaming about the pandemic, you're not alone. And they've got a name for it: coronasomnia.

Best headphones for sleeping

Best headphones for sleeping

These specially designed headphones block out ambient noise and play your favorite sounds, so you can sleep more soundly

How to stay cool while you sleep

How to stay cool while you sleep

Night sweats are no fun. Beat them with these tips and products.

Parenting

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$1,200 smart crib is actually worth the sleep

$1,200 smart crib is actually worth the sleep

This smart crib promises to give parents more sleep by soothing their crying babies and keeping them safely on their back. Find out if it delivers on its promises.

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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.

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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.

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.

Nutrition

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Eat these foods instead of taking vitamins

Eat these foods instead of taking vitamins

Ready to improve your health? Eat these foods to get every single essential nutrient.

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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.

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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 home cooks.

Loaded tea: The drink that's landed people in the ER

Loaded tea: The drink that's landed people in the ER

Take the cryptic ingredients and health claims as warning signs.

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.

Personal Care

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Today's top deals: $35 mechanical gaming keyboard, $30 massage gun and more

Today's top deals: $35 mechanical gaming keyboard, $30 massage gun and more

You can also save $135 on Creality's hot new 3D printer.

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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.

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The best places to buy contact lenses online (and save money)

The best places to buy contact lenses online (and save money)

You can save money by shopping online at these reputable sites.

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.

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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.

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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.

Coronavirus has highlighted design for good aging

Coronavirus has highlighted design for good aging

Three designers tell CNET Now What how the pandemic will affect the different generations.

Telehealth will be the new normal after the pandemic

Telehealth will be the new normal after the pandemic

Seeing your doctor via webcam or video chat just moved mainstream.

Dental Care

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Brush for almost a full year with this ADA-approved electric toothbrush for less than $16

Brush for almost a full year with this ADA-approved electric toothbrush for less than $16

Why spend $200 on an electric toothbrush when you can pour all that money into candy and still get this brush?

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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.

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Perfect skin, sinus relief and a 10-second toothbrush: 6 wellness products you'll want in 2020

Perfect skin, sinus relief and a 10-second toothbrush: 6 wellness products you'll want in 2020

The new frontier? Your face.

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.

Is your toothbrush covered in poop? Here's how to thoroughly clean it

Is your toothbrush covered in poop? Here's how to thoroughly clean it

Until you zap it, soak it or buy a new one, your toothbrush is covered in bacteria, viruses and other filth -- including poop particles.

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