Tuesday July 26, 2016

Study: Even Watching TV Can Kill You

If the data from this study is accurate, binge watching your favorite shows on Netflix will be the leading cause of death by 2020. Thanks Netflix. Thanks a lot. mad

Japanese scientists studied the viewing habits of 86,000 people between 1988 and 1990 - then monitored their health over the next 19 years. They discovered that every additional two hours of TV per day increased the chance of a fatal pulmonary embolism - or blood clot in the lungs - by 40%. Those who watched five hours or more were more than twice as likely to die than those watching less than 2.5 hours.