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Our Wireless Addiction Is Creating a Big E-Waste Problem

Because hundreds of millions of new cell phones are sold every year just in the U.S., and only a small percentage of the old ones ever make it to a proper recycling facility, our modern mobile lifesty…

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Cellphone Use Linked to Excess Saliva

A recent study shows a link between heavy cellphone use and saliva production. Scientists at the Vidhya Shikshan Prasark Mandal's Dental College and Research Centre in India have found that the gland …

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Does Your Relationship Need a Digital Detox?

Picture this: A beautiful Sunday morning at a beachfront café. After a stressful work week, you and your man are sitting down for a relaxed brunch & some quality couple time. You’re discussing the…

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Children and Technology – Why be Concerned

Find out more at the end of this post about our free parenting webinar and nine giveaways, “The Power of Self-Care in Parenting: A Gift to Your Entire Family Webinar,” with parenting experts and aut…

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5 Energy Thieves and How to Avoid Them

There are thieves among us, stealing our energy and harming our health. What are these energy thieves, and what can we do about them? Everything we do, from what we eat and drink to what we wea…

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8 Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Cancer From Cell Phones

When I heard from the Associated Press that the World Health Organization just released this statement announcing that cell phones may indeed be carcinogenic, I felt my breath catch in my throat as I …

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WHO: Cell Phones Possibly Cause Cancer

Using a cell phone can possibly increase the risk of certain types of brain cancer in humans, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced today. They have listed mobile phone use in the same "carcin…

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Is Your Cell Phone a Health Hazard?

By the Editors of Prevention Collectively, Americans spend more than 6 billion minutes a day glued to their cell phones. But new science suggests a link between heavy cell phone use (30 minutes or…

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How Do You Communicate in the Digital Age? (video)

Eighty percent of Americans use the Internet; cell phone usage is higher. But what do we do with our cell phones? More and more we text rather than talk. Teenagers average 50 text messages a day. B…

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Plant Trees by Mailing In Old Cell Phones

Plant My Phone is a new company designed to reduce the very large number of old cell phones that end up in landfills. The idea is both simple and potentially far-reaching. You send them your old, unwa…

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