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Jul 12, 2018

Simply Money Advisors discuss how using a tablets and phones could cause damage to your neck.

Jul 2, 2018

The difference between distracted driving and distracted walking? One is a well-known, dangerous behavior that everybody agrees should be avoided. The other is a potentially harmful behavior that most of us barely think about.

Jun 28, 2018

A new report identifies Las Vegas as having some of the most polluted air among U.S. metropolitan areas, but a local air quality official says the findings “scream of bias.”

Jun 25, 2018

Your smartphone device can be a literal pain in your neck, according to a new study from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Researchers found that the overwhelming majority —84.6%— of tablet computer users are suffering from an “iPad neck,” or neck stiffness, soreness, and aches associated with tablet use.

Jun 25, 2018

Tablets are a pain in the neck. Literally.

Jun 25, 2018

Most of us have had a morning where we’ve woken up with a dull ache in the back of our neck, feeling as though we’ve slept in a funny position.

Jun 25, 2018

If you’re constantly slumped over your IPad or tablet, you could be suffering from IPad or tablet neck. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard has the story.

Jun 25, 2018

A tablet can give a user — especially a woman — a serious crick in the neck.

Jun 25, 2018

An American study shows that back pains could be due to our tablets. And it affects women more.

Jun 22, 2018

The length of time spent on a tablet didn’t matter as much as the user’s posture. Here's how to avoid discomfort.

Jun 22, 2018

New findings revealed who is most at risk of developing neck strain from this habit (sometimes known as "iPad neck") and why time spent using devices is not the biggest factor.

Jun 22, 2018

Spending too much time on tablets causes back pain, especially for women.

Jun 22, 2018

New research in the United States shows that neck pain due to the use of iPads and tablets can affect women more than men, and the posture is the biggest contributor to pain.

Jun 21, 2018

Researchers suggest that using back support while sitting on chair for long hours and exercising can help in reducing the back and neck pain.

Jun 21, 2018

Tablets and smartphones can cause people to slouch and tilt their head downward for long periods of time. Now, new findings reveal who is most at risk of developing neck strain from this habit — sometimes known as iPad neck — and why time spent using devices is not the biggest factor.

Jun 21, 2018

Carried out by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas along with researchers from hospitals and physical therapy centers across Southern Nevada, the new study surveyed 412 participants (135 men and 275 women) who used touchscreen tablet computers.

Jun 21, 2018

Touchscreens have become an increasingly normalized aspect of daily life, especially for those who need to use screen devices as a part of their work. But unlike desktop computers, tablets and smartphones can cause people to slouch and tilt their head downward for long periods of time. New findings revealed who is most at risk of developing neck strain from this habit (sometimes known as "iPad neck") and why time spent using devices is not the biggest factor.

Jun 21, 2018

Some 70 percent of female tablet users develop ongoing pain in their neck and shoulders compared to just 30 percent of men, a US study found.