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Do Wearable Devices Accurately Track the Heart Rates for People of Color?

Millions of people wear Fitbits, Apple Watches and other gadgets to track their heart rate and much more. But these wearable trackers may yield inaccurate readings for people of color, STAT reports. In recent years, the market for smartwatches and fitness trackers has mushroomed, causing concerns about their accuracy, especially among people with darker skin.… Read More »

Medical News Today: How strength training may help people with diabetes

Brazilian scientists conducted a study on mice and found that strength training can reduce liver fat and improve blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Strength training could help people with diabetes, the findings of a new mouse study suggest. Insulin is a hormone that the pancreas produces to regulate blood sugar levels. When the… Read More »