Watching too much TV linked to early death, American study shows

June 28, 2014 3:55 PM

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WASHINGTON, US: People who watch TV for three hours or more each day may be twice more likely to die prematurely than those who watch less, according to new research published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

"Television viewing is a major sedentary behaviour and there is an increasing trend toward all types of sedentary behaviours," lead author Miguel Martinez-Gonzalez, professor of the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, said in a statement. "Our findings are consistent with a range of previous s...

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