In The News: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Anyone who bends regularly over his tablet for a long time risks the painful "iPad neck". U.S. physicians have now explored the phenomenon more closely.
The Department of Physical Therapy at a Nevada university has conducted a study that suggests that bad posture when using a tablet causes permanent neck and shoulder pain. Health problems of this nature are called iPad neck.
Poor posture is said to be the cause of neck pain suffered by users of tablet computers. Dubbed 'iPad neck', this neck pain is said to be experienced mainly by women, a study found.
UNLV is working to make some of the oldest homes in Las Vegas safer.
The Clark County School District is contesting a construction company’s plans to temporarily open a second asphalt plant near Spring Valley High School.
A homeowner in one Las Vegas neighborhood has health concerns about long-term exposure to dust from a neighboring construction site.