Explosions, broken noses, Pokemon woe: study finds surge in phone injuries

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US experts report sharp increase in mobile casualties since rise of the iPhone in 2007 Broken noses, nasty cuts, traumatic brain injury and even death: it sounds like the start of a Quentin Tarantino movie. In fact, they are among the hazards of using a mobile phone. A study by experts in the US has found that since the advent of smartphones, injuries linked to mobile phones have shot up, both indirect injuries – such as those sustained texting while walking – and those caused by the devices themselves, such as the phone hitting someone in the face or the battery exploding. Continue reading...
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