Wristbands used to shed light on student wellness

03/4/2013 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

An Illinois school district is using a portion of a $15,000 grant through Fuel Up to Play 60 to purchase 60 wristbands made by Fitbit Flex that will track students' steps taken, distance traveled, minutes spent active, calories burned, hours slept and sleep quality. The effort is intended to help curb teenage obesity, and officials said students will take the wristbands home for several days and hopefully use the data to make healthier choices.

View Full Article in:

Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Diagnostic Technician
Marlborough, MA
Test Technician
Marlborough, MA