Is Television Killing You?


A new study found that for every hour of television watched after the age of 25, your lifespan decreases 22 minutes. On average, six hours of TV a day will cut five years off your life. But, it’s not the television that’s killing you; it’s the lack of physical activity.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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