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Health & Fitness Gadgets on the Move at CES

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January 8, 2014
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A top tech category at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is health and fitness. As AP's Haven Daley explains, new gadgets promise everything from improving your jump shot to relaxing your mind. (Jan. 8)


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