WHY I DO NOT WATCH TV
C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D.
I have never been a fan of TV. When our kids were growing up they were restricted to 4 hours a week! I do not trust any news program. 90+ percent of the other programs are not socially redeeming. More importantly, TV watching leads to the couch potato syndrome which is a major contributor to premature death!
They confirmed the association for higher mortality risk from cancer and heart disease. In addition, they identified new associations with a higher risk of death from most of the leading causes of death in the U.S., such as, diabetes, influenza/pneumonia, Parkinson’s disease, and liver disease.