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Watching television has been found to cause a greater risk of heart disease, Type II diabetes, and certain types of cancer, regardless of an individual's daily physical activity level. This finding was presented at the American Heart Association's Joint Conference on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism, as reported by Healthyday News, 2010. The more television one views, the greater an individual's risk for heart disease, even if he/she participates in vigorous exercise. The best way to reduce the risk factors for heart disease is to regularly exercise and do not watch television. So, hide the remote, spend more of your free time outdoors enjoying the summer, and come to the Y for fun exercise workouts.