Tuesday 02 Sep 2014

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Too much TV may mean higher risk of early death

Adults who watch TV three hours or more daily may double their risk of premature death compared to those who watch less, according to a new study. “Television viewing is a major sedentary behavior and there is an increasing trend …

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Exercising more, sitting less helps men prevent heart failure

Sitting for long periods increases heart failure risk in men, even for those who exercise regularly, according to new research. The study is the first to examine the link

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SimpleScience@Heart: The couch is no place for people with heart defects

If you or your child were born with a heart defect, don’t skip out on physical activities. While some irregular heartbeat conditions may limit what you can do, most