Text Neck: Is Smartphone Use Causing Your Neck Pain?

Virtually unheard of two years ago, “text neck” is a repetitive strain injury that’s becoming more common as more people hunch over smartphones. Aggravating muscle pain in the neck and shoulders, and sometimes lower back, is occurring even in teens and adolescents. “Typically, incidence of neck pain increases with age. But today we’re seeing and … Read More

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Male Infertility: Helping You Sort Fact From Fiction

There’s ample information — as well as misinformation — out there about the causes of male infertility, or the inability to father a child. Let’s take a look at the most common suspects and see what’s truth and what’s myth. Dangers of heat The testicles are generally slightly cooler than the abdomen because they are outside the … Read More

Does Your Phone Come Between You and Your Kids?

A new study finds that adults pay more attention to their smart phone than their children during restaurant outings. And adults tend to react harshly – and in some cases, physically – to the children who interrupt their screen time. Researchers from Boston University spent time watching 55 adults at a fast-food restaurant. Each of … Read More

6 Ways Phones and Tablets Affect Your Health (Slideshow)

Are you reading this story on your smartphone? Take a quick look around and see how many others are glued to their devices, too. Smartphones and tablets enrich our lives, but they also come with risks. A few healthy habits can help you avoid those risks. [tn3 origin=”album” ids=”652″ transitions=”default” responsive=”1″]