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Counting the Extra Footsteps From Pokémon Go Mania

Fitness-tracking apps find that players are moving more, even if the game isn't much of a workout.

A four-mile walk home wasn't a normal part of Peter Morency's routine before Pokémon Go entered his life. But on Wednesday evening the 25-year-old Tufts University administrative assistant ditched the Boston-area bus and caught a virtual bestiary—Drowzee, Bellsprout, Poliwag, Clefairy, and Charmander, all characters from Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s blockbuster mobile game—during a leisurely two-hour stroll. 

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