How Technology Helps Improve Family Life

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    Source: pixnio.com   As parents, you may think that your kids are spending a lot of hours with digital technology like smartphones and tablets. You might even catch your teenagers rolling their eyeballs at you when you try to reprimand them about using their phones at dinnertime. But the reality is that technology has affected almost all areas of family life. The World Wide Web and the thousands of electronic gadgets that companies are releasing year by year have given families with choices that we could never have imagined ten years ago. I, for one, could only remember having a very hard time when my husband worked in a different state during the 90s. There were no cellphones then, so I had to wait for him to get…
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Digital Trend: COVID-19 Is Affecting Big Tech Companies

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Millions of people across the world are feeling the effect of the Coronavirus outbreak. There is the plummeting of the stock market, lacking supplies of essential items in stores, cancelations of small and large events, adjusting school classes, and so on. But some effects of the situation are less apparent. Here are some of the ways the COVID-19 virus outbreak can affect us primarily in months to come, specifically in the world of technology. Source: pexels.com The Change In Technological Needs The Coronavirus is either the success or the failure of a business, depending on which side of the industry gets involved. For some companies that run in an internal function, they urge their employees to work from home and interact via video conferencing applications such as Zoom and Slack.…
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Why Does Cancer Persist In The Native American Communities?

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  Source: wallpaperflare.com One of the most important goals of the 2019 World Indigenous Cancer Conference was to address the increasing rates of cancer among indigenous populations. Researchers have gathered to share what they have in terms of statistics and information on how they could find ways to reduce the incidence of cancer among the indigenous peoples of Canada, Australia, and Native America. It seems that cancer control services, surveillance, patient support, and treatments are not sufficient and feasible. They focused their discussion on the reasons why Native Americans have a higher risk of developing cancer. Why Can't Native Americans Beat Cancer?  They lack access to the proper healthcare system.  While the government has made ties with Native Nations, they have failed to fund efficient healthcare facilities and programs. The…
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How To Decrease Smartphone Usage During Lockdown

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An average number of people around the world check their mobile phones almost a hundred times per day. Not all that. These people also spend their time using their devices for not less than 5 hours. That is nearly a third of every person’s waking hours. Considering the non-stop usage of the mobile device, we can say that it is somehow related to addiction. And now that we are on lockdown due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the temptation of using it at an extreme level arises. So how can we decrease spending too much time with our digital phones? Source: wallpaperflare.com Use The Device Only With A Purpose Being active on social media platforms is okay. Perhaps it is your way to get news and information from the current situation…
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New Treatments That Give Hope For Cancer Patients

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Source: pxfuel.com The gathering of clinicians, researchers, and people with cancer themselves happened at the 2017 Cancer Conference in Liverpool. There was a discussion on cancer research and the collaboration of cancer industry representatives in order to improve research and developments about the disease. The Dragon's Den is a popular part of the conference where there is an opportunity to meet and share knowledge between carers and patients regarding research and treatment. Currently, there are breakthrough cancer treatments that have been proven to improve the symptoms of cancer patients that have done clinical trials and even those who were willing to pay a little more to see some improvement in their condition. Here are two popular cancer advances that are giving hope to cancer patients today. Immunotherapy. A person's immune system…
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A Gamer’s Confession: An Affair I Know I Shouldn’t Have

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[caption id="attachment_174" align="aligncenter" width="375"] Source: pixabay.com[/caption] My relationship with my girlfriend was almost perfect. We used to be best buddies, and we shared the same daily activities. From going to the office and spending our time in front of the computer playing League of Legends and DOTA2, everything was perfect. I could say that this was the kind of relationship I honestly wanted in my life. (more…)
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I Lost My Wife Because Of My Video Gaming Addiction

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[caption id="attachment_157" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: flickr.com[/caption] An extreme case of video game addiction is Hawaii's Craig Smallwood, who recently leveled a lawsuit against the makers of Lineage II, saying that he became so addicted that he had problems "getting up, getting dressed, bathing or communicating with family and friends." — Ryan G Van Cleave Ph.D. It was an incredible five years of marriage that ended up in a divorce recently. My wife’s ground for our legal separation was irreconcilable differences and physical assault. I honestly don’t understand why everything turned out to be uncontrolled when in fact we were supposed to be a happily married couple. It just happened too fast. (more…)
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How Video Games Almost Destroyed My Relationship

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It’s common for marriage to experience its ups and downs for quite a while. As long as both of you are responsible enough to handle the situation, then there’s going to be no problem if ever. However, I have experienced a marital difficulty that somehow lasted for a couple of months now. That’s all because of me and my husband’s gaming addiction. [caption id="attachment_152" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: pexels.com[/caption] (more…)
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How Video Gaming Addiction Can Severely Affect You

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[caption id="attachment_155" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: pixabay.com[/caption] People tend to see video gaming addiction as something that kills their relationships. Sometimes, they even consider it as one of the underlying sources of misunderstanding in communication. Apparently, there is some truth that supports the issue. But have you noticed how it single-handedly affects you? Here are considerably a few things that can happen when your video gaming addiction consumes you. (more…)
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