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TEXTING WHILE WALKING
Pokémon GO... And Get Injured?
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT
Principal, National Biomechanics Institute
From the beaches of Santa Monica to the streets of Manhattan, there is one constant -- masses of people losing themselves in the virtual splendor of Pokémon Go.
What Happens When You Text and Walk
Health news for a social world.
A cooperative study from the University of Bath, UK, and Texas A&M University found that people who walked and texted while navigating an obstacle course walked more slowly than when just walking. They also slowed down if distracted with a math problem while walking and texting.
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People Who Text While Walking Are Annoying As Hell, Study Confirms
Just stop it already.
Utah Valley University Designs 'Texting Lane' For Students
While less deadly than texting drivers, texting walkers are now getting their own public intervention. Utah Valley University
Walk, Text, Crash: An Orwellian Future
Fran Moreland Johns
Writer of fiction, nonfiction, assorted good things that catch...
This episode underlined the hazards of texting while walking, which can surely be as dangerous as texting while doing almost anything else. Almost: there are no available statistics on the adverse effects of texting while having sex, which seems popular in some demographics.
Is Google Glass another Newton?
Technologist / Business Leader / Author
Google's attempt to provide people with a new interface -- Google Glass -- rather than try to ban behavior that's clearly on the rise, seems both logical and a pro-social solution.
Smartphone Etiquette: 10 Tips for Mindful Use
Health & Wellness Enthusiast
This is not a blog on your rights. You have a right to be oblivious to your surroundings and a right to be obnoxious. That includes your right to obnoxiously use your smartphone the same way you obnoxiously do anything else. This is a piece on etiquette.
'Distracted Walking' Is No Walk in the Park
Dr. Rock Positano
Health Columnist for the New York Daily News
Health care providers are seeing an increase in "walking while texting" accidents, with terrible injuries undermining the "viral" explosion of tragi-comic trips, pratfalls, and collisions.
Distracted Walking: Let's Take a Moment of Silence for Christina
President and CEO, Safe Kids Worldwide
Dangerous Walking: Fort Lee, New Jersey Cracks Down On Walking While Texting
Some Fort Lee residents are up in arms about the new crackdown. One pedestrian said the $85 fine is excessive. CBS New York
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Bonnie Miller, Woman Who Fell Off Pier While Texting, Saved By Teen Rebecca Van Zant (VIDEO)
The teen swam to the woman while witnesses helped Miller's husband -- who had also jumped in -- out of the water and called
Woman Tumbles While Texting (VIDEO)
Texting and walking is a pretty bad idea, particularly when you're walking down steps. Which is something the young lady
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