iPosture – more young people suffering from back pain, gadgets the cause

Ipads, tablets and smartphones are causing an increase in the number of people suffering from back pain, new research has shown. Medical experts believe our propensity to hunch over modern devices whilst texting, emailing or playing games could be leading to a back condition dubbed ‘iposture’. Figures show typically 1.5 more working days per year…

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‘Generation Give-in’- parents spend nearly £500 a year keeping kids up with trends

Modern mums and dads have become swept up in a ‘Generation Give-In’ style of parenting – by buying children gifts whenever they ask for them, it has emerged. A new study shows parents spend almost £500 a year making sure their children ‘fit in’ at school, feeling compelled to buy their children exactly the same…

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Glued to gadgets

The average Brit will spend over two hours glued to a phone or computer screen this Christmas Day, it emerged yesterday. Nearly half of the 2,000 Brits questioned will check their emails on the big day, while time on Facebook, surfing the web and shopping online will feature heavily amid festivities. Going on iTunes to…

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