New Apple Watch Monitors Falls, Heart Rhythms

The Series 4 Apple Watch includes new features designed to detect falls and heart problems. With descriptions like “part guardian, part guru” and “designed to improve your health … and powerful enough to protect it,” Apple signaled a move toward preventive health and a wider demographic.

The fall monitoring and electrocardiogram apps move beyond “fitness people” to baby boomers who want to keep themselves and their parents healthy. Read more