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Quiz: Are you too plugged in?

Health, October 1, 2010 - (Link unavailable)

There is a fine line between enjoying technology and getting “hooked.” UTMB’s Kathryn A. Cunningham, director of the Center for Addiction Research, said a constant need to stay plugged in suggests a loss of control that is a hallmark of addiction. She suggests setting limits on personal tech use — that is, time spent on fun stuff like Facebooking, blog-reading or emailing. “Electronic media takes us away from the in-person social support that’s especially crucial to women,” she said. “Life was full, careers were successful and everything was accomplished before Twitter and CrackBerries.” (Link unavailable.)




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