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Wearable tech takes aim at healthcare costs

US employers are stepping up the use of technology in wellness programmes that encourage healthier lifestyles


STROLL around the office or neighbourhood six times a day, and earn US$1.50 towards your health insurance. Step up activity a bit more and bring the total to US$1,400 annually.

The catch: You need to wear a special activity tracker that monitors steps taken, "intensity"...

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