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Many heart rate wrist monitors are inaccurate

There is a rise in popularity of wearable devices that track steps and even heart rate, but research has shown many of these devices do not provide accurate information. Researchers tested four popular wearable heart rate devices for their study.… The post Many heart rate wrist monitors are inaccurate appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
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