3 ways your smartphone might be bad for your health

New reports show the device that’s made your life easier—and, for some, more hectic—may also pose several health risks. Is it time for a return to landlines?

That’s been replaced by the image of everyone—teens, hipsters, homeless people, executives—fondling or talking on their smartphones. A report from 2010 found that 91 percent of Americans use cell phones.

What is all that talk and texting time doing to our bodies? A handful of new reports suggest smartphones might be bad (even dangerous) for your health.

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