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9 great reads from CNET this week: Fitness trackers, iMessage issues, the climate crisis and more


Why all that fitness data you're getting may be too much of a good thing. Plus: The trouble with those Apple iMessage green bubbles, growing calls for climate disaster reparations, and other top topics.

You track your heartbeat, your blood oxygen levels, your sleep patterns with almost no effort at all. The data's all right there in your Apple Watch or your Fitbit, yours to check whenever you want. You're trying to stay in tip-top shape, or to catch an early warning sign of something out of whack with your body.

It used to be, that was the job of your doctor or trainer. Now you're your own physician's assistant, and that's where things get complicated. "I do get nervous," Dr. Devin Mann tells CNET's Lisa Eadicicco, about the clinical types of data you're now seeing, "because the conditions tied to those ...


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