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Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries
Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries

For the last year, Charlie Wynkoop has been tracking his exercise with a digital fitness device he wears on his wrist and syncs with his smartphone. "If you pass your goal, it plays some da-da! music to make you feel good about yourself," says the 56-year-old project manager from West Los Angeles. The device calculates and tallies points allocated for good behavior. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Healthcare Watch: In the July 27 Business section, an article about the privacy of health product users misspelled the last name of Derek Newell, chief executive of the Palo Alto healthcare technology company JIFF, as Newall. — -------------------- And it encourages...

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