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Besides oils and tinctures, you can now consume CBD in the form of infused gummies, gourmet desserts, and even the seltzer offered at a certain boutique gynecology office. The marketing is definitely ahead of the science, so here’s what to know about the grains of truth behind the claims.

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I am, to be clear, a believer in the power of putting arbitrary constraints on yourself in order to achieve something. It's why I make to-do lists (and write "make to-do list" at the top of the list, for an immediate hit of accomplishment), why I demand a deadline even when writing an evergreen story, and why I agree self-improvement doesn't just manifest itself out of thin air without a little bit of nudge from an app or a calendar or some sort of Black Mirror drone with axes for fingers that literally chases you out of bed to start your morning run.

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Gwyneth Paltrow used to be best known as an actress, but in the last decade she's built an even bigger reputation as a health guru. Her newsletter venture, Goop, peddles an enviable lifestyle -- travel, fashion, anything that looks gorgeous in photographs -- but with a central message of living a clean, healthy life.

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Annual health exams are pretty normal, but whether they're necessary is up for debate. Years ago, I asked my doctor for a checkup and he chuckled, pointing out that I seemed fine. So, is this annual tradition really a necessity? It boils down to three simple questions.

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The act of sleeping is critical for mental and physiological health. Sadly, most of us get well under eight hours per night, which is the amount recommended by most sleep specialists. Here are five most important things you need to know in order to make the resting hours you do get count.

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Neuroscientists and psychologists keep discovering more health benefits from mindfulness meditation. And luckily, it's a simple practice, that virtually anyone can do. But how do you get started, and how do you get the most rewards from the practice? Here's our quick and easy guide to meditating.