OK, here’s a question. Does your cell phone keep you more connected to the world?New research suggests there’s actually a bit of a disconnect when it comes to college students and their technological ties.Kent State University researchers surveyed more than 500 college kids about their daily cell phone habits. They were also asked about their general level of happiness, and agreed to give researchers access to their grade point averages.High use of cell phones added up to poorer grades higher anxiety, and lower satisfaction with life….compared to less cell time.The takeaway? College students should evaluate whether it’s time to unplug for better mental health and academic performance.I’m Dr. Cindy Haines of HealthDay TV with information that can help keep your family healthy.
Yearly Mammogram Debate
Yearly mammograms may be no better at detecting breast cancer and saving lives than annual physical exams, researchers conclude.
Whooping Cough Warning
Undervaccination for DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis) may be putting children at increased risk for whooping cough.