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Is your cell phone dangerous to your health?

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January 21, 2020

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Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing

Dr. Robert H. Shmerling is the former clinical chief of the division of rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and is a current member of the corresponding faculty in medicine at Harvard Medical School. … See Full Bio
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VitaliZEN Health
January 27, 2020

People nowadays cannot put down their phones even on one hour, we hope everyone will learn from this mistake it will make the human prisoners of the gadgets. They should try to slow down the pace of their lives, have a slow walk in the park with your friends or family talk to each other, have a meaningful conversation, spend some physical activity with them and break a sweat.

Pm
January 25, 2020

Thank you for your article regarding cell phone usage risks.
The closing suggestion that “So, if you’re reading this post on your cell phone while walking or otherwise on the move, please put your phone away and watch where you’re going!” would have been more preventative to avoid injury to pedestrians or drivers reading it had the sentence been placed at the beginning of the article.

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