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Fitbit’s New Feature Could Save Your Life

Passive AFib detection could prevent thousands of deadly strokes

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This week, Fitbit announced a new feature that will roll out shortly across many of its smartwatches and fitness trackers: passive heart rhythm monitoring intended to detect Atrial Fibrillation or AFib, a potentially deadly heart condition that can lead to heart attacks and strokes.

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Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith

Co-Founder & CEO of Gado Images. I write, speak & consult about tech, food, privacy, AI & photography. http://www.bayareatelegraph.com or tom@gadoimages.com

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