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Apr 10, 2017

A new survey by the American Psychological Association indicates that more than four out of five adults in the United States -- some 86 percent -- say they constantly or often check their email, texts and social media accounts. The APA says this attachment to devices and the constant use of technology is associated with higher stress levels.

Guest: Jeremy Stevenson is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas Medical Center.                 

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