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Text Neck

The Startling Truth About Why You Should Sit Up Straight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Text neck got you down? We don't blame you -- having good posture is really important. As this new TED-Ed video says, yo...

This Week in Science: Smartphone Pain, Belated Christmas in Space, and a Sand-Inscribing Robot

World Science Festival | Posted 03.18.2015 | Science
World Science Festival

Move over, stiff neck; there's a new spinal problem to reckon with. Doctors are seeing some patients with "text neck"--pain caused by inclining one's head for long periods of time while staring at a smartphone, thus putting extra stress on the spine.

How Too Much Screen Time Could Be Aging You Prematurely

Bustle | Posted 03.01.2015 | Fifty

All that time you spend with your head bent over your iPhone could permanently mess with your posture and contribute to lower back problems and neck pain. If that wasn't enough, you've got some premature neck creases and a slacking jawline to look forward to.

When Your Body Says 'No More Screens'

Lori Leibovich | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Lori Leibovich

It hurts to do my job, lift my daughter, carry grocery bags, or make it through the day without popping Advils. The message my body is sending is clear: Stop typing, tapping and scrolling, now.

WATCH: What Your Screen Obsession Is Doing To Your Body

Posted 03.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Texting is a literal pain in the neck. HuffPost's Executive Lifestyle Editor Lori Leibovich has used computers and smartphones often over many year...

From Text Neck To Hogwarts Headache: 6 Injuries For The Modern Era

Mental Floss | Posted 04.02.2012 | Weird News

Our shiny new gadgets (and one teen wizard) are proving once again that human beings are really easily breakable. From "Text Neck" to "Hogwart's He...

Top 10 Dangers Of Excessive Texting

Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

About 75 percent of 12-17 year-olds in America own a cell phone. Half of them send 50 or more text messages a day, and one-third send more than 100 te...