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The scientifically-proven best time of day to exercise

The scientifically-proven best time of day to exercise

Do you really need to wake up at 5 a.m. for fitness gains?

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Which COVID-19 booster should you get? What to know about mixing vaccines

Which COVID-19 booster should you get? What to know about mixing vaccines

The FDA has now authorized boosters for all US adults.

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Mosaic review: For plant-based meal delivery, it doesn't get better than this

Mosaic review: For plant-based meal delivery, it doesn't get better than this

This vegetarian- and vegan-friendly prepared meal service is one of the best I've tried.

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Our Favorite Picks

The best bed-in-a-box mattresses in 2021
The best bed-in-a-box mattresses in 2021

The best bed-in-a-box mattresses in 2021

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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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Best smart scale for 2022: Withings, Fitbit, Garmin and Eufy, compared

Best smart scale for 2022: Withings, Fitbit, Garmin and Eufy, compared

The best smart scales can tell you about much more than just your weight.

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Best Apple Watch deals: Save $30 on a Series 7 or Watch SE

Best Apple Watch deals: Save $30 on a Series 7 or Watch SE

You can get Apple's flagship wearable for as little as $369 at Amazon or the lower-cost Watch SE for only $249.

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Best high-tech ski gear for 2022

Best high-tech ski gear for 2022

With more winter sports gear going high-tech, we continue rounding up some of the more innovative ski gear available today.

6 best Peloton alternatives for 2022: Get the same great at-home workout for less

6 best Peloton alternatives for 2022: Get the same great at-home workout for less

Before you splurge on a Peloton, check out these more affordable options from Bowflex, Echelon, Myx Fitness, NordicTrack and ProForm.

The 5 best chest strap heart-rate monitors you can buy now

The 5 best chest strap heart-rate monitors you can buy now

No more slipping, sliding or shimmying with these chest straps.

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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Best headphones for sleeping

Best headphones for sleeping

These specially designed headphones block out ambient noise and play your favorite sounds. Get ready to sleep better.

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Pokemon Sleep is Pokemon Go but for bedtime

Pokemon Sleep is Pokemon Go but for bedtime

Go to sleep.

Sleep Number's newest mattress will keep tabs on grandma's health

Sleep Number's newest mattress will keep tabs on grandma's health

Improved sensors, artificial intelligence and compatible furniture add-ons help the mattress create a better sleep environment for you, and it adjusts as your needs change.

Best California king mattress for 2022

Best California king mattress for 2022

Get the scoop on how big a California king really is and find out which brand has the best one for your needs.

Parenting

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The best debit cards for kids and teens: Our picks, plus everything you need to know

The best debit cards for kids and teens: Our picks, plus everything you need to know

Teaching your kids about money is easier with one of these secured debit cards.

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Kids can now get a booster shot: What to know about the COVID vaccine for children

Kids can now get a booster shot: What to know about the COVID vaccine for children

The CDC recommends third doses for immunocompromised kids age 5 and up, and booster doses for all children 12 and up.

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Best baby monitors to buy in 2022

Best baby monitors to buy in 2022

We compared Wi-Fi baby monitors, smart monitors, wearable devices and everything in between. Here's how to decide which baby monitor is right for you.

Best COVID-19 face masks for kids: KN95, disposable, cloth and more

Best COVID-19 face masks for kids: KN95, disposable, cloth and more

If your child is back in the classroom this school year, you'll need to stock up on masks designed for kids to help protect against COVID-19.

COVID vaccines during pregnancy? What to know about fertility, boosters and more

COVID vaccines during pregnancy? What to know about fertility, boosters and more

A large study finds unvaccinated pregnant people fare worse against COVID-19 and are more likely to lose their fetus or newborn.

Nutrition

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12 healthy finds worth picking up at Costco

12 healthy finds worth picking up at Costco

You'll want to add these items to your shopping cart during your next Costco run.

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KFC Beyond Fried Chicken: Here's everything you need to know

KFC Beyond Fried Chicken: Here's everything you need to know

The plant-based nuggets are available at KFC now.

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KFC takes plant-based chicken from Beyond Meat nationwide

KFC takes plant-based chicken from Beyond Meat nationwide

The trial run is over. Starting Monday, you can get Beyond Fried Chicken at KFCs everywhere.

The best meal kit delivery services

The best meal kit delivery services

2022 is the year you give yourself a little time back, and an easy meal kit is the perfect way to do it.

Best prepared meal delivery services for 2022

Best prepared meal delivery services for 2022

We tried several of the most popular prepared food operations available. Here are the best.

Personal Care

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Best places to buy glasses online

Best places to buy glasses online

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

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Best electric toothbrush for 2022

Best electric toothbrush for 2022

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

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7 stylish and comfortable blue-light blocking glasses

7 stylish and comfortable blue-light blocking glasses

Protect your eyes and look good while doing it.

Best prescription sunglasses for 2022

Best prescription sunglasses for 2022

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

Cloth and surgical masks don't cut it against omicron. But what if that's all you can find?

Cloth and surgical masks don't cut it against omicron. But what if that's all you can find?

If you're unable to find, afford or fit an N95-style respirator, use these tips to make the most of your surgical and cloth masks.

Caregiving

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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.

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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.

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Apple Watch Series 4: How to enable fall detection

Apple Watch Series 4: How to enable fall detection

Be warned, though -- it's possible to accidentally trigger the safety feature.

Why I ditched Walgreens for this pharmacy app

Why I ditched Walgreens for this pharmacy app

Pharmacy apps sketched me out, until I tried one.

AliveCor’s FDA-cleared 6-lead ECG aims to detect more than the Apple Watch

AliveCor’s FDA-cleared 6-lead ECG aims to detect more than the Apple Watch

The KardiaMobile 6L should better detect cardiovascular diseases, is available in June.

Dental Care

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Best electric toothbrush for 2022

Best electric toothbrush for 2022

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

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A deal worth smiling about: Save 20% on Quip's smart toothbrushes and more today

A deal worth smiling about: Save 20% on Quip's smart toothbrushes and more today

Quip's smart devices to help you avoid another scolding at the dentist's office, and right now they're on sale.

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Y-Brush returns to CES 2022: The 10-second toothbrush is getting an upgrade

Y-Brush returns to CES 2022: The 10-second toothbrush is getting an upgrade

French company Y-Brush showed off a concept for its next-generation toothbrush at CES 2022.

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.

The best teeth-whitening toothpaste in 2021

The best teeth-whitening toothpaste in 2021

For gentle, everyday whitening, try one of these toothpaste options.

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