New study shows link between TV viewing and Alzheimer’s

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August 1, 2015

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WASHINGTON (CNS) — As if it couldn’t get worse for the television industry.

Younger people are leaving TV for other modes of visual entertainment — the computer and the smartphone, for example. This makes TV viewing more and more the province of older Americans, who have been watching the boob tube ever since the kids of the baby-boom generation welcomed the first TV set their parents brought into the house.

Now a study, whose preliminary results were issued in July, suggests that the more TV you watch, the more likely you are to get Alzheimer’s disease.

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