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Is your TV killing you?

Now that you have your flat-screen TV, how do you take care of it? (The Spokesman-Review)
Now that you have your flat-screen TV, how do you take care of it? (The Spokesman-Review)

 Every hour spent watching TV, DVDs and videos as an adult reduces life expectancy by almost 22 minutes, a study suggests. And viewing TV for an average of six hours a day can cut short your life by five years.

The research claims that a sedentary lifestyle is as bad for health as smoking and obesity, because of the dangers posed by inactivity and the greater opportunities it offers for unhealthy eating. More here.

Who has time to watch 6 hours a DAY?? How many hours each week on average do you spend watching TV?



 



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