Smart phones injure texters

Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 05/12/2011 16:29

Users of smartphones and tablet computers are starting to get high-tech blues, as increasing numbers of the tech savvy are coming down with ailments from "text neck" to "text thumb injury".

Health experts in Britain have warned that the strain injuries stemming from long periods spent staring at small screens and tapping at tiny keys can be debilitating. And the injuries are becoming more common as high-tech gadgets grow ever more popular.

To read this AFP report in full, see:
www.theage.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/smart-phones-injure-texters-20111204-1odfw.html
www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/smart-phones-injure-texters-20111204-1odfw.html

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