More exercise, less TV lowers women's risk of depression

11/13/2011 | Yahoo!

Women who exercised regularly were about 20% less likely to suffer from depression compared with those who were not physically active, according to a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Researchers also noted that women who spent three hours or more a day watching TV were 13% more likely to be depressed than those who hardly watched TV. The findings were based on a survey of 50,000 women in the Nurses' Health Study.

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