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2023

Digital Addiction

Sanaa Al-Harahsheh, Azza Abdelmoneium, Ahmed Baghdady, Raian Ali, Maryam Al-Khalaf, Fatima Al-Motawaa, Technology & Behaviour Research Group (i-Solouk), HBKU
Only two decades ago, communications and information technology were nowhere near what we see today. We are adopting new technological innovations at an unprecedented rate. We create new accounts, subscribe to new services and download new apps almost weekly. We monitor our blood pressure using smart wearable devices and take pictures of our food to determine how many calories there are in a meal. As we become increasingly dependent on technology, it is important to understand how this dependency might negatively affect society and adolescents, in particular. The level of attachment to, and overuse of, technology among this age group is alarming.
2023

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2020

Unheeded Warnings Mitigating the Impact of Climate Change on Communicable Diseases

Jeremy Hess, Rachel Lowe, Muna Al Maslamani, Laura-Lee Boodram, Anna Stewart Ibarra, Judith Wasserheit

With the emergent threat of COVID-19, this report focuses on threatening diseases that are a by-product of climate change and what type of policy measures should be intact to deal with this head-on.

2020

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