The Best Fitness Tech To Buy at Walmart’s Major Sale, From Apple Watches to Treadmills

Treadmills and Apple watches aren’t exactly inexpensive, which means any time they go on sale is so incredibly exciting, making the investment all the more worthwhile. Walmart is in the midst of a huge sale where you can get fitness tech and tools at a massive discount.

Walmart’s major sale on fitness items is perfect for anyone who is looking to outfit their home gym or introduce more tech into their routine. Shop the very best deals below.



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The best fitness tech to buy at Walmart

1. Apple Watch Series 3 GPS, $169



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Originally released in September 2017, the Apple Watch Series 3 normally sells for $199. This watch allows you to measure your workouts, track and share your daily activity, better manage everyday stress, and monitor your heart rate more effectively.

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Coronavirus could worsen in winter, remain major threat through 2021, Fauci says

FILE - In this April 7, 2020, file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in Washington. With New York City at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. and its native-born among those offering crucial information to the nation in televised briefings, the New York accent has stepped up to the mic. Fauci's science-based way of explaining the crisis at White House briefings has attracted untold numbers of fans, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's news conferences have become must-see TV. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government’s top infectious diseases expert, speaks about the coronavirus on April 7. (Alex Brandon / Associated Press)

The COVID-19 pandemic could worsen in the winter and continue to be a looming threat through much of 2021.

That is the forecast of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious diseases expert, in a wide-ranging discussion about the pandemic that he delivered this week to the Berkeley Forum.

Fauci warned that a sense of normality post-coronavirus may not come to the U.S. until late 2021, adding that the arrival of a vaccine will not suddenly bring the U.S. lurching back. Rather, it’ll be a gradual transition over a long period of time.

Fauci offered analysis at the Thursday forum about where we stand on the pandemic — from the importance of masks to the mistakes made by colleges, the dangers of internet disinformation and the grim

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Tracking COVID-19 in sewage, Canada’s making some major moves

Tracking COVID-19 in sewage, Canada’s making some major moves
Tracking COVID-19 in sewage, Canada’s making some major moves

Think of your flush as adding to a forecast of potential disease in your area. In fact, scientists may even thank you for it.

“We’ve been collecting samples of the wastewater that comes into the [treatment] plant,” says Marc Habash, Associate Professor at the University of Guelph’s School of Environmental Sciences. “And then, through different processes, we concentrate those samples and extract the genetic material from that sample. We then look for specific genetic sequences that relate to that virus. And using that information, it can tell us if that virus is present in the community that is being served by that wastewater treatment plant.”

There are multiple regions across Canada that are tracing concentrations of COVID-19 in sewage, including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, following the lead of researchers in Europe who first tried to track COVID-19 in their

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A major study in India offers insights into on how the spread of the virus differs by age and gender.

An ambitious new study of nearly 85,000 coronavirus cases in India and nearly 600,000 of their contacts, published Wednesday in the journal Science, offers important insights not just for India, but for other low- and middle-income countries.

India now has more than six million cases, second only to the United States.

Among the findings of the study: The median hospital stay before death from Covid-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, was five days in India, compared with two weeks in the United States, possibly because of limited access to quality care. And the trend in increasing deaths with age seemed to drop off after age 65 — perhaps because Indians who live past that age tend to be relatively wealthy and have access to good health care.

The contact tracing study also found that children of all ages can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others

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Major hospital system struggling to recover computer network operations after cyberattack

Universal Health Services, a large hospital system with more than 400 locations across the country, was still working Tuesday to get its network and operations back online after a cyberattack early Sunday morning.



a close up of a sign: A logo sign outside the headquarters of Universal Health Services, Inc., in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on June 28, 2015. Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***


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A logo sign outside the headquarters of Universal Health Services, Inc., in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on June 28, 2015. Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***

“We are making steady progress with recovery efforts,” the Pennsylvania-based company said in a statement late Tuesday. “Certain applications have already started coming online again, with others projected to be restored on a rolling basis across the U.S.”

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The company said it “experienced an information technology security incident in the early morning hours of September 27, 2020,” and as a result it was forced to shut down its entire computer network, impacting patient data, laboratory systems and clinical information.

“Patient

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Cyberattack hobbles major hospital chain’s US facilities

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Cyberattack hobbles major US/UK hospital chain

Ransomware is a growing scourge in which hackers infect networks with malicious code that scrambles data and then demand payment to restore services.

Increasingly, ransomware purveyors are downloading data from networks they infiltrate before encrypting targeted servers, using it for extortion. Earlier this month, the first known fatality related to ransomware occurred in Duesseldorf, Germany, after an attack caused IT systems to fail and a critically ill patient needing urgent admission died after she had to be taken to another city for treatment.

UHS itself may not be a household name, but its hospitals are part of communities from Washington, D.C., to Fremont, California, and Orlando, Florida, to Anchorage, Alaska. Some of its facilities provide care for people coping with psychiatric conditions and substance abuse problems.

The company based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, did not immediately respond to emails seeking more information, such as whether patients had to be

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Cyberattack hits major U.S. hospital system

A major hospital chain has been hit by what appears to be one of the largest medical cyberattacks in United States history.

Computer systems for Universal Health Services, which has more than 400 locations, primarily in the U.S., began to fail over the weekend, and some hospitals have had to resort to filing patient information with pen and paper, according to multiple people familiar with the situation

Universal Health Services did not immediately respond to requests for comment, but speaking anonymously, one person familiar with the company’s response efforts who is not authorized to speak to the press said that the attack “looks and smells like ransomware.”

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that spreads across computer networks, encrypting files and demanding payment for a key to decrypt them. It’s become a common tactic for hackers, though attacks of this scale against medical facilities aren’t common. A patient died

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Beijing orders importers to avoid frozen food from countries with major coronavirus outbreaks

Authorities in the Chinese capital Beijing have ordered importers to avoid frozen food from countries suffering severe coronavirus outbreaks after several incidents of imported seafood testing positive for the virus.



a large body of water with a city in the background: A general view shows the skyline of the central business district in Beijing on December 17, 2018. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP)    (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images)


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A general view shows the skyline of the central business district in Beijing on December 17, 2018. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP) (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images)

According to a statement from the Beijing Municipal Commerce Bureau, “customs and local governments have repeatedly detected the coronavirus in imported cold chain food, proving it risks contamination.”

The bureau urged importers to closely monitor the pandemic situation around the world and “take the initiative to avoid importing cold chain foods from areas severely hit by the pandemic.” Companies are also instructed to improve their warnings and reporting mechanisms, and to inform authorities quickly if products test positive.

Health authorities, including

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Kelsey-Seybold Announces Major Expansion of Occupational Medicine Service Line, Hiring of New Medical Director

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In keeping with its commitment to serve employers in the Houston-Galveston region, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic today announced a major expansion of its Occupational Medicine service line and the hiring of new Occupational Medicine Medical Director, Blythe Mansfield, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., F.A.C.O.E.M.

Kelsey-Seybold’s expanded program offerings include onsite and near-site primary care clinics for employers; consulting services including environmental assessments and employee health and safety; and comprehensive Occupational Medicine services including industry-specific examinations and the ability to integrate primary care and prevention. Occupational Medicine clients will also have direct access to primary and specialty care, integrated lab services and virtual health, and pharmacy services.

As part of the expansion of the Occupational Medicine service line, Dr. Mansfield was named the new Medical Director of Occupational Medicine for Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Dr. Mansfield joins Kelsey-Seybold’s Occupational Medicine service line after years of managing her own private Occupational Medicine consulting firm, specializing

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