Users regard Apple Watch, fitness devices as medical tools and worry about results

The continued addition of health and fitness features to Apple Watch, Fitbit and other devices, has led to wearers treating them as medical tools — with some over-worrying about their readings.

An Apple Watch showing a blood oxygen reading.An Apple Watch showing a blood oxygen reading.

Wearing an Apple Watch or Fitbit constantly has been a boon for anyone concerned about their fitness. Plus it’s given patients the ability to present long-term health data to doctors, and of course Apple Watch has saved countless lives.

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