Screen time tied to health issues

Metro ServiceTime glued to digital devices has profound effects on physical and mental health, and many experts are advising people to cut back on the time they spend on their devices. ■ Metro Service / Contributed Do you feel panicked if you leave home without mobile phone in hand? Do you find it difficult to sit in the house without browsing the internet on your devices? Are your children spending much of their classroom hours on tablets? Screen time has taken over most people’s daily lives, but at what cost? A 2014 report from Nielsen found that adults log a total of 11 hours of screen time per day. Delaney Ruston,

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