Month: September 2016

Could your fitness tracker sabotage your diet?

(CNN)Wearable technologies can monitor your physical activity or your allergies. Increasingly, they are part of our everyday lives. But a new analysis comparing two sets of dieters discovered that those wearing activity trackers lost less, not more, weight than the tech-free dieters. “We went in with the hypothesis that adding the technology would be more […]

National Exercise Program Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at what you need to know about the National Exercise Program, the US system for emergency preparation drills. These exercises are mandated by Congress to test and strengthen federal, state, and local government ability to respond to potential catastrophic events. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Exercise Division (NED) oversees the […]