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An exciting new ailment: Text neck

Chiropractors believe that all the hunching people do over their cell phones in order to send texts has created a new affliction that might well lead to arthritis.

By Oct. 8, 2011

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Latest tech ailment: 'Mouse rage syndrome'

Researchers say ailment, affecting cardio functions and immune and nervous system, is caused by poorly designed sites.

By Dec. 20, 2006

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Samsung says sorry and promises compensation to sick workers

Samsung has said sorry and promised compensation to workers who have fallen ill after working for the company.

By May. 14, 2014

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Whistle, the Fitbit for dogs, makes push into mainstream

Aimed at gathering data to help track and improve a dog's health, the wireless tracking device lands in PetSmart stores next week. And there's now an Android version of the app.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Smelling farts could be the best thing you do today

Exposure to hydrogen sulfide, commonly found in rotten eggs and human flatulence, could have amazing health benefits in small doses, researchers at the University of Exeter say.

By Jul. 11, 2014

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Watch a woman get a 3D-printed skull

When a Dutch woman with a rare condition needed a new skull, surgeons 3D-printed one for her and put it on her brain like a cap.

By Mar. 26, 2014

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The computer that's writing books

Why go through the trouble of writing a book when you can just get a computer to write it instead?

By Dec. 18, 2012

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Jane McGonigal's Super Better: A game for your health (video)

The renowned game designer sits down with SmartPlanet's Sumi Das to talk about her new online social game, which debuts today and promises to help people build their personal resilience against health ailments.

By Mar. 9, 2012

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3D printer helps pick locks in high-end security handcuffs

Man at hacker conference demonstrates how he made CAD models of restricted keys and produced plastic replicas, according to a Forbes report.

By Jul. 16, 2012