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Researchers: Fitness trackers, health apps not science-backed

ANA SmartBrief | Feb 22, 2017

Fitness trackers and health apps are not based on good science and could cause harm, researchers told the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting. Johns Hopkins University professor Greg Hager said without trials or scientific evidence it cannot be known whether apps are having their intended effect, and University of Pittsburgh professor John Jakicic said people should be careful about relying solely on the devices. The Guardian (London) (02/20)


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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 21, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 23, 2017

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ANA SmartBrief | Feb 20, 2017


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