It is no secret that everyone under 50 on the street, on the train, at the gym, and even on their bike is plugged into their cell. After a decade of yelling "can you hear me" with early cells, the opposite is now true: cell users can't hear you if you actually try to say something a foot from them.
But a lesser known phenomenon are moms and dads who once gave their kids and pets undivided attention and now have more urgent communications.
Martha Rosenberg is an award-winning investigative public health reporter who covers the food, drug and gun industries. Her first book, Born With A Junk Food Deficiency: How Flaks, Quacks and Hacks Pimp The Public Health, is distributed by Random (more...)