Interesting Fact # 1232 - Health

According to research published in "Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association," each hour spent in front of the TV daily increases the risk of dying earlier from cardiovascular disease CVD).

(The researchers found that every hour in front of the TV is associated with an 11 percent increased risk of death from all causes, a 9 percent higher risk of cancer death, and an 18 percent increased risk of CVD related death. I would think that sitting in front of computers blogging interesting facts probably has the same effect, so I'm going out for a walk now.)