Risk of blood clots increases with the amount of time spent watching television, even if people get the recommended amount of physical activity, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017.

Study Highlight: Risk for blood clot in the vein was higher in those who reported watching TV “very often” compared with those who reported watching TV “never or seldom.”

https://newsroom.heart.org/news/risks-for-blood-clot-in-a-vein-may-rise-with-increased-tv-viewing?preview=5b5e

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