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How Private Is The Data Collected By Fitness Trackers?

Sunkwon Bush sets up his new Apple Watch after its arrival last Friday at the Center City Philadelphia offices of Think Brownstone. (Carolyn Beeler/WHYY)
Sunkwon Bush sets up his new Apple Watch after its arrival last Friday at the Center City Philadelphia offices of Think Brownstone. (Carolyn Beeler/WHYY)

As the use of health and fitness mobile apps and wearable activity trackers grow, so do questions about what happens to the sensitive data these devices collect – all those steps, calories and heart rate readings the devices measure. Carolyn Beeler from Here & Now contributor WHYY’s “The Pulse” reports.

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