Study: Too Much TV Can Lead To Early Death

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•27 Jul 7, 2014

According to an eight-year study published by the Journal of the American Heart Association, people who excessively watch television have a significantly higher risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other causes than those who don’t. What do you think?

  • “Hey, somebody’s got to be out there every day, risking his or her life to watch all these shows.”

    Rob Murray –
    Panel Moderator

  • “But what about those times my heart races during a romantic monologue? Is that not exercise?”

    Jennifer Volness –
    Piano Teacher

  • “How cruel that these people are robbed of so many years that could be filled with watching more TV.”

    Henry Jacobson –
    Car Wash Supervisor