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Heart Health

11 January 2011

Heart risk higher after 2 hours of TV

People who spend more than two hours per day of leisure time watching television or sitting in front of a screen face double the risk of heart disease.

People who spend more than two hours per day of leisure time watching television or sitting in front of a screen face double the risk of heart disease and higher risk of dying, said a study.

"But doing so is bad for the heart and our health in general," said Stamatakis, who along with the other study authors is advocating public health guidelines to warn of the risks of being inactive during non-work hours.

 

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