Nov. 3, 2022 — Maybe you’re on a leisurely neighborhood stroll or roaming the aisles of a grocery store. Chances are, your smartphone’s along for the trip, too — perhaps as a podcast player or a digital security blanket. 

But what if that phone could gather data from your everyday cardio activities to predict how long you’ll live?

There may not be an app for that just yet, but researchers from the University of Illinois laid the groundwork for the possibility in a study published recently in the journal PLOS Digital Health.

“It’s well known that people [who] move more — and move more vigorously —…


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