Five Fast Facts: The Side Effects of Smartphones
We all have smartphones nowadays and a quick glance around a public space shows that majority of us are hooked. You can picture it now: tens of people lined up at a train station, shoulders hunched, eyes peering down to read a tiny screen, thumbs tapping away madly. You could say we all look a little possessed, and it's not much of a stretch to say that majority of Australians are, to an extent. While we love technology for all of the weird and wonderful ways it's changed our lives, there's a more serious side to it: the impact this modern-day existence is having on our health. It weekend is approaching (TGIF and all that) — keep reading to see how your phone might be impacting your health, then try switching off for a couple of hours. You might be surprised by how much you love it.