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The chance of obesity rises by 43 per cent for those who spend more than five hours a day on gadgets.
The chance of obesity rises by 43 per cent for those who spend more than five hours a day on gadgets.PHOTO: EPA

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SCREEN TIME AND KIDS

Spending hours on the phone is just as bad as TV for children's health, say Harvard academics A study shows that the chance of obesity rises by 43 per cent for those who spend more than five hours a day on gadgets.

MONEY AND HAPPINESS

Money does not dictate happiness, major new study finds Failed relationships and mental illness are major causes of unhappiness, not money.

MONEY AND STRESS

Is your income linked to your stress? A new study suggests that having a higher income may lower your stress levels, and living in poverty might lead to premature death.

FROZEN OVARY

Woman has baby using ovary frozen in childhood She is believed to be the first in the world to have a baby after having an ovary frozen before the onset of puberty.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 20, 2016, with the headline 'Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe