television

  • Binge-Watchers, Beware

    A recent study found that adults who watch more than three hours of TV per day may be twice as likely to die prematurely—from any cause—than those who watch an hour or less. Another interesting fact: Other sedentary activities, such as driving or using a computer, were not associated with the same risk.

  • TV Ups Kids' BP

    The school bully may not be the only reason Junior’s blood is boiling. New research from Michigan State University shows that children who watch protracted amounts of TV have higher blood pressure than those who don’t, regardless of individual body weight.

    By Sarah Toland