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7 Reasons To Turn Off The TV

Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living

We're obsessed with Downton Abbey too, but recent news has made us squeamish about plopping down in front of the tube.

STUDY: Video Games, TV 'Uniquely Awful For You'

Reuters | Natasja Sheriff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Technology

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Active video games might help people burn more calories than couch-based screen time, bu...

Take A Walk! 6 New Reasons Not To Sit All Day

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.13.2012 | Healthy Living

Consensus is not always an easy thing to come by in the health and wellness worlds, but if there's one topic that inspires seemingly little debate, it...

In Defense of "The Boob Tube"

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 02.12.2012 | TV
Nora Zelevansky

For the last four weeks, I went without TV. And the weirdest thing happened: I didn't get any smarter. I didn't pen (or even read) the great American novel, listen to more NPR or spend extra time boning up on politics online. I can do that while watching TV, after all.

RIP Television Lovers

Robyn Okrant | Posted 10.24.2011 | Comedy
Robyn Okrant

No matter what kind of television you have -- whether you stream it on your iPad, or your Wii, whether you DVR it, or watch it live -- it's not a question of if your TV will annihilate you -- the question is when.

1 Hour Of TV Could Shorten Your Lifespan: Study

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Would you just stand up already? In the latest study to show that sitting is bad for you, British researchers found that for every hour you sit in...

Too Much TV Could Shorten Your Lifespan

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living

Our parents have always said too much TV will turn our brains to mush -- but now a new review of studies shows that it also raises the risk of Type 2 ...