US Government to give away 10,000 Fitbits

The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected wearable monitor Fitbit for a use in large scale health study. The program, called All of Us, was established by the Obama White House in 2015. It is looking to sign up over a million Americans to “accelerate research that may improve the ability to prevent […]

Chicago shuts down to cut costs

Closed for the day. The City of Chicago has shut down to cut costs. Image: iStock. By Angela Dorizas Public services in the US City of Chicago were shut down on Monday in an attempt to tackle the city’s massive budget deficit. City hall, libraries, health clinics and senior service centres were closed for the […]


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