My Mom and I Used Apple’s Screen Time to Limit Our iPhone Use. Here’s What Happened.

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“This is my daughter Julia, she’s madly in love with her phone.” This is how my parents have introduced me ever since Christmas of 2014, when I first made my acquaintance with the iPhone 5C — and it’s really getting old [Lynn says: I’ve only introduced her like this once, to the editor of this article to convince her we were the right people to write it. Clearly it worked, but I won’t ever introduce her this way again.] When my mom approached me with the idea for this article,…

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How Long Can a Person Survive Without Water?

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Imagine that the taps switched off tomorrow, the rivers and streams ran dry, and the oceans turned into dry valleys. How would you react? And more importantly, how long would you survive? There’s no reliable predictor of how fast dehydration would kill a person. Many survival blogs suggest that an average person can survive for somewhere from two days to a week without liquids, but that’s a rough estimate at best. A person’s health, the weather and the individual’s physical activity levels all help determine how long a person will last without…

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How much sleep do we really need? National Sleep Foundation has an answer for you

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Without a doubt, sleep is an essential part of your daily routine. It helps keep your overall health in check and prepares your body for the next day. Like all your smartphones and laptops need to be charged once a day, sleep is a way recharge your body. In fact, statics suggest that we spend up to one-third of our lives asleep! So naturally, we need to take it more seriously. To maintain an overall state of our “sleep health” we need to take care of our body in order…

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