Thanks to the wonderful invention of Netflix, we're now all too familiar with a concept known as "binge-watching"!
You know, it's that thing you do where you don't leave your house for 3 days because you just HAVE to watch every single episode of Friends in one sitting!
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But with so many amazing shows in one place, it's sometimes hard to figure out which series is most worthy of your time!
Well luckily the geniuses at Netflix have crunched the numbers and put together a list of episodes some of their most popular shows — and picked the ONE episode that's guaranteed to get you hooked!
Check out which episodes willed have you glued to your couch:
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Mad Men. Breaking Bad. House Of Cards. We're living in a golden age of television. And it's killing us!
According to a study published in the Journal of American Heart Association, binge watching TV is one of the worst things you can do for your body.
More than eight years of research on over 13,000 subjects suggests that just three hours of TV a day can DOUBLE the risk of an early death! Three hours! That's only like four episodes of Orange Is The New Black!
Department of Public Health at the University of Navarra chair Dr. Miguel Martinez-Gonzalez, who lead the study, says:
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See how easy it is to go back to old habits?
Snooki has a new book out on the market called Baby Bumps, Polizzi, and one of the stories she tells involves a night gone super wrong just a month after giving birth!
She then describes the horrible fallout
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The CDC just released a new report that 12.5% of women over the age of 18 engage in binge drinking!
They did a telephone survey of 278,243 women and found that 24.2% of girls between the ages of 18-34 binge drank!
What's also interesting is that
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Scientists conducted a study and found that 45% of teens saw no problems with drinking five alcoholic drinks a day.
Said Steve Pasierb, president of The Partnership at Drugfree.org:
"You're seeing this weakness in this generation of teens' attitudes around drug and alcohol use. It's not like this generation of kids thinks they're more bulletproof than others, but they really don't see any harm in that heavy drinking."
Even though teens appear to have an unhealthy attitude towards drinking, the number of underage kids drinking is down to 35 percent last year from a high of 50 percent in 1998.
If you have kids, educate them about the dangers of binge drinking!
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