Apple Promotes Heart Health With Activity Challenge and Apple Store Events Throughout February


Apple today announced it will offer an Activity Challenge on Apple Watch and heart health events in Apple Stores in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York throughout the month of February.


The heart health events:

– San Francisco: Apple Union Square, February 11, 2019, 6 p.m.: Dr. Sumbul Desai, Jeanette Jenkins, Julz Arney
– New York: Apple Williamsburg, February 21, 2019, 4:30 p.m.: Dr. Sumbul Desai, Jeanette Jenkins, Jay Blahnik
– Chicago: Apple Michigan Avenue, February 27, 2019, 6 p.m.: Dr. Sumbul Desai, Nancy Brown, Jeanette Jenkins, Craig Bolton

For the Activity Challenge, anyone who closes their exercise ring on Apple Watch seven days in a row from February 8-14 will earn a special badge and stickers for Messages on Valentine’s Day.

“Cardiovascular disease takes many forms and some are fully preventable through lifestyle changes like increased physical activity and better nutrition. It’s always great to see patients make those positive changes, especially with the help of Apple Watch,” said Sumbul Desai, MD, Apple’s vice president of Health. “Other conditions are more challenging to pinpoint like Afib and this is where we hope to help people access and understand information about their heart health through our irregular rhythm notification and ECG app.”





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