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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 a July 27 Business article on privacy of health product users, the name of Derek Newell, the chief executive of JIFF, a healthcare technology company in Palo Alto, was misspelled as Newall. — -------------------- And it encourages Wynkoop to keep...

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