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HEALTHTECH: The perils of laptops

Laptops are fast overtaking desktops as the device of choice for computing. With this in mind, Healthtech decided to take a closer look at these increasingly popular machines.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Editor

@emmetjryan
1st November, 2008

Laptops are fast overtaking desktops as the device of choice for computing. With this in mind, Healthtech decided to take a closer look at these increasingly popular machines.

Is there a greater risk to using a laptop than a desktop?

Not if you use a laptop like a desktop. The risks of muscle strain and repetitive strain injury are fairly comparable. The problem is that many people don't use laptops quite the same way that...

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