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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

Are Our Bad Tech-Habits Damaging Our Brain?

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Why your Smartphone can be a Pain in your Neck

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3 consequences of letting kids enjoy too much screen time

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What Screen Addiction Looks Like: When Does Use Become Abuse?

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How Does Screen Time Affect Your Child’s Posture?

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