Infographic: Smartphone health and safety risks

We’ve become obsessed with our mobile phones. Losing them causes panic; using them causes all kinds of other problems.

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Smartphones can generate dumb behavior.

A new infographic from the WhoIsHostingThis blog illustrates the widespread use of smartphones and other mobile devices—as well as the health and safety risks involved.

For example, 39 percent of people use their phones while on the toilet. Rudeness aside, there’s a health risk: Because a whopping 75 percent bring their phones into the bathroom, one in six phones end up with E. coli on them.

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