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Can wearable sensors tell when you’re sick?

NEW YORK:┬áIt may one day be possible to spot illness the same way many of us already track our exercise habits and sleep patterns: with wearable sensors, researchers say. In a new study, 60 people wore devices that collected more than 250,000 measurements a day on things like heart rate, oxygen in the blood, activity levels, calories expended, sleep patterns and skin temperature. After researchers got a baseline idea of normal readings for each person in the study, they looked for deviations from these typical patterns…