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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 October 8, 2011

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?

By July 27, 2014

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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 December 20, 2006

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BlackBerry Thumb is just the start: A warning from 2016

Crave blogger Eric Mack's brain was recently commandeered to deliver a warning from the future about all those silly-sounding gadget-related ailments you're at risk of developing. Take heed.

By August 3, 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 March 9, 2012

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Friday Poll: When gadgets hurt

You can add "cell phone elbow" to the growing list of supposed gadget-related ailments. Do any of them worry you? Take our poll.

By June 5, 2009

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Steve Jobs' health now a public matter

In choosing to go public with CEO Steve Jobs' ailments to deflect damaging rumors, Apple may be forced to give regular updates on the health of its founder.

By January 5, 2009

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Casual games help disabled, survey says

Study concludes that disabled gamers play puzzles, trivia, and arcade games more often--and reap benefits such as stress relief and distraction from ailments.

By June 11, 2008