Tag Archives: texting

Exercise, Workout Levels Decline Due to Texting, Talking on Phone: Study

Keen on doing exercise and taking a power walk? Not while using your smartphone, says a study. Turn off your cell phone, advises Michael Rebold, assistant professor of integrative exercise science at Hiram College. In two recent studies published by Computers in Human Behavior and Performance Enhancement and Health, Rebold and researchers from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania revealed that talking or ...

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Man Fined $120 for Using Apple Watch While Driving

Hang on there if you are using your Apple Watch while driving. A Canadian man was recently fined $120 (around Rs 7, 600) for being on his Apple Watch as he was driving. Jeffery Macesin was left surprised and shocked when he was pulled over by a traffic policeman in Montreal, Quebec and was ticketed $120. According to CTV News, ...

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Switch off smartphone one hour before bed time or else face sleep disorders: Warn researchers

Teenagers should switch off their smartphones at least one hour before bedtime to avoid depression, sleeplessness and other problems, said experts in a new study. Constant use of the mobile phone late into the night increases the risk of sleep-related problems, symptoms of depression and fear of isolation later in life, said researchers who have studied the effect of smartphones ...

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Too much texting on mobile phones may make you ‘spine-less’: Warns Indian-Origin surgeon

Simple texting on smartphone can affect your spine as the posture exerts 23-kg of pressure on it depending on the angle at which you are texting, said an alarming research conducted by an Indian-origin surgeon, sending danger signals to mobile-addicted teenagers across the world, including India. “Loss of the natural curve of the cervical spine leads to incrementally increased stresses ...

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