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Smart home thermostats can help monitor patient health

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"Our study achieved comparable results in terms of sleep, physical activity and sedentary behaviour to those obtained by the Public Health Agency of Canada through more costly, time-consuming and labour-intensive surveys." Typically, the time span between collection, analysis and interpretation of health data can take up to 17 years from research to policy decisions. "This technology uses artificial intelligence algorithms and has the potential turn reams of real-time data into useful and actionable insights." Morita said.