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Trying out the Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor

I wrote about some of Apple’s recent moves in the Health space a couple of weeks ago and it got me thinking about other things I could be doing and services that are available that I can take advantage of. For example, I started using an accurate blood pressure monitor that syncs up with my iPhone and Apple Health via Bluetooth earlier this year. I actually had my anxiety over getting it taken at doctor’s offices because it was high for a bit. That anxiety just pushed it higher each time it was taken. Now that I am taking it often and exercising and eating a little better, my BP is back down to normal and the anxiety is gone. A little monitoring can make a big difference.

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Apple is Making Small But Important Moves in Health

While the release of the ECG feature for the Apple Watch Series 4 has grabbed headlines recently, Apple is making more moves that show just how important health tracking is for them going forward. First off, Apple has been quiet about sleep tracking since their acquisition of Beddit back in 2017, but it looks like that is finally changing.

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Be Wary of Insurance Providers Offering Cheap Apple Watches

There is news this week that insurance company John Hancock is offering their Vitality life insurance policy owners the opportunity to get an Apple Watch Series 3 for only $25. This is a whopping $304 off the normal retail price, which is a pretty amazing deal. So what’s the catch?

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