Premature Death is Linked to Watching Television

June 26, 2014 11:30 AM

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Premature Death is Linked to Watching Television

A new research has found that people who spend more than two hours a day watching television are twice as likely to die early than those who don't. A link between the two has also been indicated by a past research. However, the new study has come up with evidence to prove the veracity of the link. Findings of the new study were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association on June 25.

Viewing habits of 13,000 Spanish adults were studied by researchers to see how television watching increases the chances of premature death. None of the participants had heart disease, diabetes or cancer. After following the participants for eight years, the researchers reached at the conclusions th...

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