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13 ways your mobile phone affects your body and mind

We rely on our smartphones a lot. And because of that, they could be hurting our health.

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1. It can keep you safe
1. It can keep you safe
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First, some good news. Your phone can keep you safer.

A study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine that analysed emergency dispatches over an 11-year period revealed that 137 more lives were saved per 100,000 patients when people called emergency services from a mobile phone rather than from a landline.

They can be pretty handy in a pinch. The mobile phone can also be a bane, both to yourself and others. Take a look at the 10 mobile phone etiquette rules you should be following – but aren’t.



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