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Is Your Smartphone a Pain in the Neck?

Pressure caused by the angle of the neck and the weight of the head from looking down at mobile devices for long periods of time can lead to "text neck." A few days ago, I sat in the back seat of the car for a trip to New Orleans, and for the length of the two-hour drive, I was on my phone texting and responding to emails. By the time we reached the Big Easy, my neck was sore and felt overstretched. Turns out that "text neck" is a growing health condition caused by having your head hung forward and…
Jodi Chmielewski
December 1, 2014