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Apple touts health-care contributions, but Canadian connections scant

The data collected by Apple Watches and compiled in its Health app is helping users stay active and well and feeding scientific studies, the U.S.-based tech giant said in a new report illustrating how the company views health care as key to its future. The 59-page document cites its work at hospitals and universities across America and in the United Kingdom and Europe—but just one in Canada.

What’s the Canadian study? At Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN), cardiologist Dr. Heather Ross is leading a project to see how data from an Apple Watch compares to more standard tests in assessing progressive heart failure.

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