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In Second Opinion, Susan Perry helps MinnPost readers make their way through the thicket of health happenings, trends, studies and research. Perry has written several health-related books, and her articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Minnesota Monthly, The History Channel Magazine and Woman's Day. She is a former writer/editor for Time-Life Books and a former editor of Nutrition Action Healthletter, published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Wearable fitness trackers may not help with weight loss, study finds

After two years, people in the self-monitoring “arm” of the study had sustained a greater weight loss, on average, than those using fitness trackers.