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January 13, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Watching TV shortens life span, study finds

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Watching television for hour upon hour obviously isn’t the best way to spend leisure time — inactivity has been linked to obesity and heart disease. But a new study quantifies TV viewing’s effect on risk of death.   Researchers found that each hour a day spent watching TV was linked with an 18% greater risk […]

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