Don't-Miss Health and Fitness Stories

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Fitbit slims down with fashionable new Alta fitness tracker

The $130 fitness band puts a stylish spin on activity-tracking.

Altra IQ is a running shoe with sensors inside

Pressure sensors and accelerometers in the sole track all sorts of metrics, like your running pace and whether you're striding properly.

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Lumo Run shorts could help you become a better runner

These shorts work with a sensor and an iPhone app to help you become a better runner.

Lumo Run shorts use a bluetooth device in the waistband to measure your run

Want to improve your run? These shorts (together with an app) help you improve your form and stride.

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Skulpt Chisel will tell you the cold, hard truth about your body fat

This $99 Bluetooth device measures both body fat and muscle quality.

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Withings Go is the Kindle Paperwhite of fitness trackers

An e-ink display shows your activity progress and the time, but that's about it.

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Fitbit takes on Apple Watch with its new Blaze fitness watch

Blaze has a color display and 5-day battery life, but no GPS.

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MocaHeart detects your heart health via thumb scans

MocaCare's new gadget makes it simple to detect your heart rate, blood oxygen level, and cardiovascular health.

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Withings Thermo is a Wi-Fi thermometer you don't have to disinfect

This smart thermometer takes readings from your forehead and syncs with an app you can show your doctor.

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Pebble Health does what the smartwatch’s third-party apps won’t

Built-in step and sleep tracking comes to the Pebble Time, Pebble Time Steel, and Pebble Time Round.

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Fitbit adds automatic exercise tracking for Surge and Charge HR

Forgetting to enter exercise mode is no longer an issue for the Fitbit Charge HR and Surge.

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Withings rounds out its stylish activity-tracking watch line-up with new Activité Steel

Just in time for the holidays, Withings has a new $170 fitness tracker that looks like a Swiss timepiece.

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Jawbone Up update fills in the fitness tracker's missing gaps

Responding to customer complaints, Jawbone will add automatic sleep tracking to its Up line of trackers, among other new features.

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New iPhone app will help conduct the largest LGBT health study ever

Medical researchers have developed a ResearchKit app to better understand the health needs of LGBT people.

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FAQ: Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch

Got Apple Watch questions? Come on in.

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Jawbone returns to the Apple Store, while straying further from its own hardware

Huawei will be the first dedicated fitness tracker to support Jawbone's app and coaching features.

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The $300 Cur wearable may literally be the answer to all your pain and suffering

Cur takes time-tested TENS technology, and puts it on a simple patch to block pain signals at their source.