Larry & DianaAmbrosonBinge-WatchersBewareWatching too much TVmayraise your risk of a fatal bloodclot. Researchers followed86,000 healthy people inJapan for 19 years. Duringthat time, there were 59deaths due to pulmonaryembolism (blood clot thatstarts somewhere suchas a leg and travels to thelungs. Compared to thosewho watched less than 2.5hours of TV a day, those whowatched 2.5 to 5 hours a dayhad a 70% increased riskof dying from a pulmonaryembolism, Risk was 250%higher for those watchingmore than 5 hours. If you'regoing to watch TV get upoften and move around.March in place, ride astationary bike, or exerciseduring commercials.CineP H A R M A C Y212 First St. N Newton641-792-3111Hours: M-F8:30 am 6 pm;Sat. 9 am 2 pm

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Larry & Diana Ambroson Binge-Watchers Beware Watching too much TVmay raise your risk of a fatal blood clot. Researchers followed 86,000 healthy people in Japan for 19 years. During that time, there were 59 deaths due to pulmonary embolism (blood clot that starts somewhere such as a leg and travels to the lungs. Compared to those who watched less than 2.5 hours of TV a day, those who watched 2.5 to 5 hours a day had a 70% increased risk of dying from a pulmonary embolism, Risk was 250% higher for those watching more than 5 hours. If you're going to watch TV get up often and move around. March in place, ride a stationary bike, or exercise during commercials. Cine P H A R M A C Y 212 First St. N Newton 641-792-3111 Hours: M-F8:30 am 6 pm; Sat. 9 am 2 pm