Science in a Minute 072919 Can Increased Smartphone Use Lead to Obesity?

July 30, 2019 03:14 PM
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Science in a Minute 072919 Can Increased Smartphone Use Lead to Obesity
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Can using a smartphone for five or more hours a day lead to obesity? A study, recently presented at the American College of Cardiology, Latin America Conference, suggests that university students who use a smartphone for five or more hours a day may have a 43% increased risk of obesity.