The vast majority of the corporate world spends at least 40 hours a week in the office. With companies like Google constantly raising the bar on workspace satisfaction, human engineering has become big business. Taking employee welfare far beyond the basics like good ventilation and a solid emergency evacuation route, the most sought after employers are taking a more holistic approach to office design.
When it comes to your health, prevention is always better than the cure. The “shoot first, ask questions later” approach to healthcare is manifesting itself as billions of dollars spent on chronic diseases each year. We treat our bodies with a sense of entitled indifference when they are functioning smoothly and then sprint to the nearest band-aid solution when a problem appears.
We use many different types of electronic devices every day. Cell phones, tablets and laptops are among the top technologies that we are using all the time. While they may seem harmless on the outside, these devices actually emit radiation, even when they’re just lying dormant.
The pace of communication technology development has increased immensely in the past decade, so much so that the landscape of modern communication is unrecognizable to that of even a few years ago. The areas of social media and worldwide online networks are forever expanding to be seamless in all ways but physical proximity.
In the second decade of the 21st century, we carry around all sorts of electronic devices not knowing exactly what kind of damage they may be causing us over extended periods of use. Whether it’s laptops, tablets, or cell phones – all of these emit various forms of radiation.
Dr. Frank Viggiano stops by Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA-TV CBS Pittsburgh and recommends DefenderPad for students of all ages as they head back to school.
About Dr. Frank Viggiano
Dr. Frank Viggiano, Jr. is a consumer electronics expert and retired Consumer Products at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
With the ever-increasing presence of modern mobile devices around the world, the incidence of harmful side effects from these technologies is also on the rise. One of the most prominent concerns is of electromagnetic radiation exposure from laptop computers, tablets and cellphones as well as other portable electronic devices.
The explosive use of laptops, tablets and cell phones over the last 10-15 years has been astounding, and continues to increase at an unprecedented rate. This rapid growth has triggered important research designed to better understand the relationship between their use and possible health concerns.