Don't-Miss Health and Fitness Stories

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Joe Biden’s passionate plea at SXSW: ‘We need your help’

The 47th vice president is recruiting the tech industry to work on what he believes is the most pressing issue of our time: curing cancer.

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With Alta HR, Fitbit turns its most stylish device into a cardio machine

A continuous heart rate monitor, deep sleep-tracking insights, and seven days of battery life make the Alta HR a serious contender for best fitness band on the market.

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Nokia will use its Withings health devices to send data to your doctor

Withings devices are rebranding under the Nokia name as Nokia overhauls the Withings Health Mate app and launches a next-level version of Apple’s CareKit and ResearchKit initatives.

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Fitbit overhauls its app experience with groups and guided goals

Fitbit is adding a Facebook-like social feed for fitness.

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Piq Robot Blue is an AI-powered wearable that gives boxers a high-tech advantage

Want to become a better boxer? There's an app—and a wearable device—for that.

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Fossil's Misfit takes on Apple with Vapor, a $199 smartwatch designed to stand on its own

Misfit's first touchscreen smartwatch has GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4GB of music storage, a heart rate monitor, and every other feature you think of.

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Withings’ newest device, the Kérastase Hair Coach, is a wacky Wi-Fi hairbrush that actually seems cool

The Kérastase Hair Coach combines beauty expertise with health technology for a device we’re not sure anyone needs, but we still want to try.

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Forget the wrist: Motiv's ring puts a fitness tracker on your finger

A heart rate sensor makes this ring a convenient and accurate activity tracker.

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Now you can use Runkeeper without your iPhone thanks to Apple Watch Series 2 upgrade

Runkeeper's updated Apple Watch app uses the built-in GPS in the Series 2 to map your routes.

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Apple Watch Nike+ hits the ground running on Oct. 28

Apple and Nike partnered to make a running-focused edition of the Apple Watch Series 2, which will be available around the world this Friday.

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Meet Moov HR, the ultra-cheap heart-rate sensor you wear on your head

Chest straps are uncomfortable and fitness bands can be unreliable, so Moov is putting a heart rate sensor on your temple.

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Misfit puts Fossil's analog fashion sense in its new Phase fitness band

The $175 Misfit Phase looks like an analog watch but is really an undercover activity tracker.

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Aetna will give Apple Watches to employees, and subsidize them for customers

Health insurer Aetna said it plans to give employees 50,000 free Apple Watches and subsidize the cost of the mobile device for a select number of its largest customers in an effort to bolster its analytics-based mobile wellness and healthcare management programs.

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Meet Withings Steel HR, the heart rate-monitoring activity tracker that looks like a classic watch

Under Nokia, Withings is making its lineup of activity trackers smarter and more sophisticated.