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Karen Iorio Adelson

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    What’s the Best Vibrator?The 36 best vibrators, according to sex experts, shop owners, and professional reviewers.
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    Are At-Home COVID-19 Tests Accurate?Some don’t even require a nasal swab.
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    Should You Be Wearing Gloves During COVID-19?Short answer: Probably not.
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    Should You Be Wearing a Face Shield?Two infectious-disease specialists weigh in on the visor-style face coverings.
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  13. health and fitness
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  14. dad week
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  15. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Runners, According to Runners and CoachesFrom weekend warriors to grizzled veterans.
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    The Best Window Air Conditioners, According to ExpertsIncluding the so-called “king of air conditioners.”
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    The Best Gifts for Bookworms (That Aren’t Books)Because they’ve probably already read that novel.
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    The Best Bikes for Beginning Commuters, According to Cycling ExpertsIncluding options under $500.
  21. ask a cool person
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    What’s the Best Weighted Blanket to Gift?For anyone who needs a good night’s sleep.
  27. strategist investigates
    What Does CBD in Skin Care Actually Do?It won’t get you high, but it might clear your acne.
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    The 35 Best Gifts for Teenage Girls, According to TeenagersIncluding waterproof portable speakers, mom jeans, and eye-shadow palettes.
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  32. celebrity shopping
    What Professional Basketball Player Sue Bird Can’t Live Without“If I don’t have one on my wrist or in my pocket, I feel kind of uncomfortable.”
  33. mother's day 2020
    Mother’s Day Bouquets for Every Type of Mom (That You Can Order Online)We’re trying to make this easy for you.
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  35. mother's day 2020
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    How to Clean Your Teeth at Home, According to DentistsFor getting that squeaky-clean feeling while you’re social distancing.
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    Should You Buy a Pulse Oximeter?Doctors are using the devices to monitor COVID-19 patients.
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    How Infectious-Disease Experts Unpack Groceries and Packages During the Pandemic“We made a decision that we would do the things that have the most data behind them.”
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    The Best Room Dividers, According to Interior DesignersFrom an upholstered screen to a modular shelving system.
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    The Best at-Home Alternatives to Seeing Your DermatologistThe closest you can get to professional results without leaving home.
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    The Best Video Games for People Who Don’t (Normally) Play Video GamesFrom games you can play on your phone to games you can play on Zoom.
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    How to Help Frontline Workers During the Coronavirus CrisisHow to donate food, money, face masks, or even just your time.
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    Everything You Need to Go Trail Running, According to Trail RunnersA fun outdoor activity you can do while social distancing.
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    The Best Treadmills to Use at Home, According to Personal TrainersIncluding one that lets you binge Netflix while you run.
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    The Best Big-ticket Home-Gym Equipment, According to Workout ProfessionalsRowing machines are the new stationary bike.
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