A study published in the British Journal of Cancer found men who watched more than four hours of TV daily had a 35% higher risk of colorectal cancer, compared with those who watched for no more than one hour per day. Researchers did not find a similar association among women but noted that men with higher levels of physical activity had a 23% reduced risk of colon cancer than men who had lower activity levels.
TV watching tied to increased risk of colorectal cancer, study says
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