Home > Sex > News 31 October 2012 Smartphones tied to sexual activity Teens with smartphones are more likely to have sex and meet others online for sex than teens without Internet access on their phones, according to a new study. 0 Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sex expert » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life For the study, the researchers surveyed more than 1 800 high school students aged 12 to 18 from Los Angeles public schools. Many were from middle- and low-income families. NEXT ON HEALTH24X Have a question? Ask our sex expert here. 2018-08-01 07:54 More: SexNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus 101 – here's what you need to know Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Coronavirus: What are the criteria for a suspected case? Medical Coronavirus: Basic protective measures Medical Here's how quality sleep can help you fight the new coronavirus Covid-19: SA Government's Online Coronavirus Portal Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.