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Fitbit Gets Emergency FDA Approval for a 'Low-Cost' Ventilator Amid Coronavirus

Fitbit is helping with the fight against coronavirus. The company, known for its wearable health trackers and smart watches, will design ventilators to ease with the shortage brought out by the imminent health crisis. Read on.
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Fitness Trackers May Be The Reason You Can't Sleep

Many depend on their fitness tracker to keep them motivated for better health but there is growing concern these pieces of technology are responsible for restless nights. Dubbed 'orthosomnia', the anxiety of knowing how much sleep you are getting is real and being hyper-alert is horrible for your...
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Lazy Jar App Debits Your Bank Account Of Money If You Fail To Meet Your Fitness Goals

Motivation is the catalyst for change but that lack of motivation involving your workout can cost you a bunch of change thanks to the Lazy Jar app. The new app pairs with your FitBit and charges you cash each time you miss your weekly workout goals. You select how much you’re willing to pay if miss...
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Insurance Comapny Offers Discounted Smart Watch In Exchange For Living Healthy

There's more than one way to get an Apple Watch. While the latest Apple smart watch cost $329, one insurance company is offering the latest smart watch for just $25. John Hancock Insurance is offering all Vitality life insurance policy holders (including newcomers) an Apple Watch Series 3 or Fitbit...
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How Your Fitness Tracker May Be The Key In Curing Diseases And Cancer

Those fitness tracker many use to keep track of your steps, calories and pulse maybe the key in curing cancer. That's the hope for many doctors and scientists who say the data collected from the millions of people using them is playing a pivotal role in understanding how exercise can help prevent,...
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What Fitness Tracks Get Right And What They Get Wrong

Fitness trackers are widely popular in keeping track of your steps, your weight, your heart rate and how many calories you consume. But is the data these devices report accurate. Yes and no says cardiologist and Professor Euan Ashley of Stanford University Medical Center. At his practice, many...
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10,000 Steps A Day Is A Myth And May Be Dangerous For Some

If you use a fitness app then you know about the number 10,000. That's the standard number activity trackers prompt users to walk a day. However you can rack this one with the 8 glasses of water a day routine. The 10,000 steps has no scientific evidence as being the minimum required number of steps...
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