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Pew Survey Finds Health Apps Are On The Rise Despite Low Usage
2013-01-28 13:59:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new Pew Research Center survey shows that there is a surplus of smartphone health applications, but a lack of consumers using them. The study found that only about seven percent of people surveyed used a smartphone app to track health, like weight, diet, and exercise routine or to monitor a chronic disease. "There's still a low uptake in terms of apps and technology," lead researcher Susannah Fox told AFP. "It is surprising....


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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