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How are Fitbit Users Finding New Ways to Achieve Their Fitness Goals?

Shelter-in-place orders have changed much of Fitbit users’ everyday lives. We’ve been staying home, getting more quality rest (a happy surprise), cooking more, and finding new ways to stay active, given that our step counts are down. But, our resting heart rates have improved across the board, which is great news for heart health.  

When it comes to staying active, we’ve had to get creative—and Fitbit users have risen to the challenge. In fact, data from mid-April shows that more users exercised one to two times a week in April 2020 than in April 2019. (Exercises were either auto-detected or manually logged on users’ Fitbit devices, and lasted for a duration of at least 15 minutes.) This rings true across major American cities including San Francisco, Denver, and New York, as well as global cities including Paris, Seoul, and Tokyo—with Madrid being one notable exception.  

Note that week 15 is

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The complete guide to finding a dentist in Belgium

Looking for a dentist in Brussels? Get your teeth into the oral healthcare system in your new home with our guide on how to find a dentist in Belgium.

Finding a dentist in Belgium may not be at the top of your to-do list with everything else you need to get settled in your new home. But, you must receive a dental examination each year to avoid paying more for your dental care. Use this guide to learn how the healthcare system in Belgium works and what to expect when you visit the dentist.

This guide includes the following sections:

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Best Dentist Websites What Is It How to find one Finding the Best


Is it a website that states that it IS??? Is it a dentist practice that is found by a dental directory that claims to “Find the Best Dentist?”

Definitely not.

How about Find a Top Dentist? ….. Question is… what is a top dentist?

Dental directories usually only contain website information or practice information about a particular dentist only because that dental practice subscribes to the directory services.

This applies also to those 1-800 types of dentist referral services. The only practitioners you will find are those who have subscribed to the service.

Unfortunately, there is no easy, sure fire way of determining who or what practice is tops at dentistry. It is too broad of a term. Even some of the most well known dentists have certain procedures they are BEST at. And other procedures they are not…

Yellow Pages and Word of Mouth

In the world of print

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Finding and Using Health Statistics

About Health Statistics
How many Americans are affected by cardiovascular disease each year? Did the number of Americans with health insurance increase significantly following the passage of the Affordable Care Act? How do the leading causes of death in the United States differ from those worldwide?

The answers to these important questions and many others lie in the data collected by government, private, and non-profit agencies and organizations. The health statistics reported by these groups are integral to monitoring trends in the health status of populations, planning the allocation of health care resources, and evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions.

This course for librarians and students in health sciences describes different types of health statistics, how they are collected, and where they can be found.

Course Goals

  1. Understand what health statistics measure and how to use them to improve general health
  2. Gain a basic knowledge of the
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