5 Ways Technology Threatens Your Health

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5 Ways Technology Threatens Your Health

Being connected 24/7 can strain your eyes, screw up your sleep, and may even cause cancer. Here, how to do a digital detox without dropping off the grid.

Go for a run. Practice your three-pointer. Hit the driving range. “Anything that’s outdoor or physical is an antidote to digital media consumption,” Greenfield says. The CDC recommends adults get at least two hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity per week (brisk walking counts!), plus strength training at least twice a week. And, limit extended periods of “down time”—no matter your exercise habits.

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