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Great Escape

The Real Cost of Phone Addiction

You use your phone too much. Here’s how to stop the cycle.

Art: Ryan Hubbard

YYou, like most people, probably use your phone too much. People spend an average of four hours a day staring at their handheld screen, according to the time-tracking app Moment, and that doesn’t include time spent using their phones to do other things, like listen…