Watching Too Much TV Increases The Risk of Fatal Pulmonary Embolism

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An 18 year-long prospective study on the length of television watching and the risk of pulmonary embolism revealed a positive correlation between the length of time a person watches television per day and the risk of developing a possibly fatal pulmonary embolism. The study was presented at the ESC Congress by Mr. Toru Shirakawa, public health research fellow in the Department of Social Medicine at Osaka University in Japan.


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