Apple Watch saves man from pulmonary embolism | Cult of Mac
Wearing an Apple Watch has become the difference between life and death for a New York man who never expected that buying one could save his life.James Green, a 28-year-old from Brooklyn, describes himself as a serial data tracker. When he bought the original Apple Watch two years ago, he picked it up mostly for the notifications and tracking bike rides. Now, thanks to a heart-tracking app, it’s become a big part of his health story.Green was unknowingly suffering from a pulmonary embolism when he had his Apple Watch on. His wrist lit up with a notification from HeartWatch. Cross-referencing that data with some of his previous readings, he realized his heart rate was higher and something might be seriously wrong.
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