Cell phone dating warnings
A survey of more than 90 teens from more than 26 high schools throughout the United States conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group in 2006 showed that 46% of students consider texting to be either "very" or "extremely" distracting.
When you ask for someone's number, you face the possibility of embarrassment from rejection, which can sting even if you barely know the person whose number you're after. Hugh Taylor, a medical professor and chief of Yale's Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, co-authored a recent study to probe the impact of cellphone exposure on pregnancies.'We had pregnant mice in cages and we just simply put a cellphone on top of the cage.In half the mice, the cellphone was active and in half of the ...He says he is encouraging patients to be cautious with devices and recommends pregnant women hold phones away from the body.Cellphone manufacturers, including Blackberry and Apple, also say consumers should keep devices away from the body due to potential safety risks but these warnings often go unnoticed because they are featured in device manuals.
Texting while driving is now the top cause of death among teenagers—texting and driving accounts for 11 teen deaths every day in the US.