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Why it’s Easy to Fool Your Activity Tracker and What You Can Do About It

What quirky activities have you done that your activity tracker falsely counted as steps? What about playing the drums, folding napkins, or directing a choir? How about opening and closing the refrigerator door? These are all activities that netted people “steps.” If you’re like the majority of people in a recent survey, you consider accuracy […]

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Sweating the Myth of the Exercise Pill

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It happens almost every time a scientific study is published…
Two women losing weight and trying to keep the weight off.
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Weight Loss Maintainers

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It's easy to lose weight. The hard part is keeping the weight…
A Light Shining in the Darkness: Kevin Ado's Jacket (Senegal). Painted by Regina Holliday at the mHealth Summit, as part of The Walking Gallery.
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The 2011 mHealth Summit Summed Up in 5 Quotes, Words and Companies, Plus 1 Jacket

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This year's mHealth Summit was very, very large (more than…
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Self-Tracking Meets Ready-To-Wear: Make Room in Your Closet for Smart Clothes

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Your LBD (little black dress) is about to be joined in your…
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Boosting Athletic Performance With Beetroot Juice, Nitrate and Spit

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"Research reveals new secret weapon for Le Tour," read the…
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Self-Tracking Data: HealthCampDC Perspective

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How do you know what's normal?  How do you win? How do you…