All Thy Thumbs: Beware

May 26, 2009

Texting may also be taking a toll on teenagers’ thumbs. Annie Wagner, 15, a ninth-grade honor student in Bethesda, Md., used to text on her tiny LG phone as fast as she typed on a regular keyboard. A few months ago, she noticed a painful cramping in her thumbs. (Lately, she has been using the iPhone she got for her 15th birthday, and she says texting is slower and less painful.)

(“Texts May Be Taking a Toll on Teenagers,” [gotta love that alliteration] NY Times)

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