National Briefing | South: Georgia: Study Finds Teenage Girls Are Using Better Birth Control
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A new government study found that about 60 percent of teenage girls who have sex use the most effective kinds of contraception, including the pill and the patch.
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Wearable Tech! Here comes personal health optimization!
The Fitbit Flex, a wearable sensor, is one of the more popular wearable tech devices for tracking your activity, diet, and even your sleep patterns. Oh, and you can throw away your alarm clock. You now have a silent alarm on your wrist; vibrates at your set wake time.
The Fitbit Flex is only $99. Learn more from the company below.