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Filling office water cooler void, gyms make a comeback

Nov 5, 2021
As people look to work out around others again, there's increasing foot traffic at gyms across the country.
Peloton posted disappointing earnings on Thursday. In the meantime, gyms like Planet Fitness have seen an increase in foot traffic.
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Wearable tech shows promise for early COVID-19 detection

Feb 22, 2021
Academic researchers are studying whether consumer fitness devices can provide warning signals long before a person's symptoms.
A Stanford University COVID-19 study is tracking people with Apple Watches, Fitbits and other trackers. Above, an Apple Watch from 2014.
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