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Camp for Technology Detox

Welcome to Camp Grounded, an adults-only summer camp about two and half hours north of San Francisco. Approximately 300 people gathered there for three days of color wars, talent shows, flag-raisings and other regressive activities organized by Digital Detox, an Oakland-based group dedicated to helping technology-addicted people to “disconnect to reconnect.” So many of us [...]

Teens not getting msg: Don’t txt n drive!

According to a study presented Saturday, May 4, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Washington, DC, nearly 43 percent of high school students of driving age who were surveyed in 2011 reported texting while driving at least once in the past 30 days. “Texting while driving has become, a ‘national epidemic,’” said  [...]