Questions tagged [computers]

Questions involving the usage or effects of computers on health, whether mental or physiological.

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How can I protect my eyesight when using computers?

My job requires long periods of computer screen use. I have good eyesight (20/15) and don't wear glasses, but I definitely notice my eyes feeling fatigued at the end of the day. Sometimes when I'm ...
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Are computers bad for health?

I am a CS student, so my career requires sitting for long periods of time (8~9) hours infront of a laptop daily. I've been hearing for quite a long time that computers are harmful for health. I'm ...
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Is Low Blue Light helpful for preserving eyesight?

I'm a coder and interested in save my eyesight. I've met the term named low blue light. Monitors decrease the level of blue color and theoretically protect my eyes. Here's a quote from monitor ...
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Is the blue light emitted by computer monitors deleterious for the human eyes?

Is the blue light emitted by computer monitors deleterious for the human eyes? By deleterious, I mean irreversible damage. I read some conflicting information: http://www.drweil.com/health-wellness/...
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How to know whether phrase A causes less stress on my vocal cords than phrase B?

Say I have 2 English phrases A and B. How to know whether phrase A causes less stress on my vocal cords than phrase B? A and B are short phrases, ranging from 1 to 4 words. I use them as voice ...
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Using farsighted glasses to counter nearsightedness?

Edit: I might not have worded my question well enough. A shorter and more direct version would be: Can nearsightedness be just a result of eyes getting accustomed to working at very close distances ...