Multiple hours on a smartphone daily leads to obesity, study says

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Spending five hours on your phone a day could end up killing you. That is according to a new study by researchers in Colombia.

The study found young adults who use their smartphones five or more hours per day have a 43% increased risk of obesity and other health-related problems, including heart disease.

Latin American researchers said prolonged smartphone use leads to reduced physical activity, which could increase the risk of premature death.

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