Watching Too Much TV Is Bad for You, Even If You Also Exercise

The more time you spend watching television, the greater your risk may be for blood clots, according to a new study — even if you get plenty of exercise. The research underscores the dangers of sitting too long, the authors say, and suggests that getting the recommended amount of physical activity may not be enough to counteract its risks. The new study was presented this week at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, California, and has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed medical journal. To investigate the connection between television viewing and blood clots in the legs,...

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