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Overview

A mounting body of research has linked excessive smart device use to a range of serious health problems. The tendency for users to remain sedentary while spending unnaturally long periods of time on their devices may increase the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, obesity and heart disease. Maintaining incorrect posture while using devices has also been linked to musculoskeletal disorders, while internet addiction and social isolation have been linked to an array of mental illnesses.

OTHER HEALTH OUTCOMES ARTICLES


Other health outcomes

The New Smoking: Smartphone Addiction And Its Effects On Your Child’s Brain

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Other health outcomes

Raise to Wake: Are Smartphones Disrupting Our Sleep?

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Are our smart devices affecting our mental health?

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Are our smartphones actually making us stupid?

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Taking Smartphone Addiction By The Horns

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