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New research reveals blue light may not be as harmful as previously portrayed

New research reveals blue light may not be as harmful as previously portrayed

Uma Kandallu

February 21, 2020

When sophomore Sophie Zhou arrives home from school each day, she takes a nap for a couple of hours before starting on her homework and then finally goes to bed around 1 a.m. Depending on how much homework she has, she may stay up even later. This routine means she has to look at blue light-emitting...

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Graphic Perspectives

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September 12, 2013

iLife. Teens often overlook the negative impacts their smartphones have on their lifestyles.

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August 14, 2013

“No phones at the table,” “put away the cell phone during class” and “don’t text and drive” are phrases that seem to be thrown around by parents to their children on a regular basis. Teens have become so accustomed to having their phones with them all day that they forget to turn them...

Smartphone users tend to develop obsessive habits

Freshman Colby Cronnin checks his smartphone while doing homework. Cronnin said he has started obsessively checking his cell phone, even while he is studying. KATHLEEN BERTSCH / PHOTO

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September 14, 2011

This school year is only a few weeks old but already, a teacher has caught freshman Colby Cronnin checking his phone during class. Ever since he replaced his regular cell phone with a smartphone, Cronnin said he has developed a habit of obsessively checking his phone. Cronnin said, “I’ll constantly...