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A darker screen can't entirely protect us from the harms of looking at a phone all day.

Your smartphone’s dark mode may not protect you from blue light’s health risks. Here’s what actually works.

Blue light is known to have harmful mental and physical health effects, but the real solution involves more than changing screens' lighting.

9 subtle ways technology is making humanity worse

Technology has become so ingrained in society that it's hard to remember what the world was like before it. That's not necessarily a good thing.

7 smart buys that protect your eyes from harmful blue light — from computer glasses to screen protectors

Blue light electronic devices are linked with eye strain and headaches. Protect your eyes with products and features that reduce blue light exposure.
Some influencers are promoting trendy blue-light blocking glasses despite lack of scientific evidence surrounding their efficacy.

Instagram influencers are promoting blue light glasses that are supposed to minimize eye strain, but the science behind them is overhyped

Instagram influencers are promoting blue-light blocking glasses, but some claims about their efficacy aren't supported by research.

Blue light emitted by smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness by making a molecule in our eyes toxic, according to a new study

Blue light in our digital devices transforms molecules in the eye's retina into cell killers, according to a new study. Exposing blue light to cells triggers reactions that generate poisonous chemical molecules in photoreceptor cells, the researchers found.

How smartphone light affects your brain and body

Light from your phone can disrupt your sleep cycle — like an artificially induced jet lag.

The easiest ways to prevent the eyestrain caused by staring at screens, according to ophthalmologists

If you work at a computer, you know how awful your eyes feel by the end of the day. After staring at screens, eyes become dry, itchy, blurry, and irritated.

Computer glasses that claim to protect your eyes from screens are selling like crazy, but they probably aren’t doing you much good

Doctors have explanations for why our eyes feel tired and stressed, but those explanations don't necessarily include light at all.

These 12 health products actually changed our lives in 2016

These items shifted our view of some pretty important things — from what motivates us to be more active to the way we approach psychological wellbeing.

How smartphone light affects your brain and body

Looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea. It can disrupt your sleep cycle like an artificially induced sort of jet lag.