Good wellness programs can include wearable health fitness trackers but like any tool, they must fit within the organization’s unique culture and budget. (Photo: AP)

Recently, The New York Times featured new research questioning the effectiveness of activity trackers, pushing the science and debate forward. Thanks to Dr. John Jakicic and the other researchers for doing real research on the obesity epidemic.

But, there is much more research to do to keep one of the major buyers of wearable health-tracking devices, employers with wellness programs, from feeling perplexed.

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