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TODAY'S TALK: The effects of TV binge-watching on your social life

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You may want to take a break from the remote and hop off the couch.

A new study suggests people who binge-watch television are more likely to be lonely and depressed.

Researchers surveyed over 300 young adults on their mental health and TV habits.

They found lonely and depressed participants spent more hours watching TV in order to escape from negative feelings.

And while television may seem to be a harmless addiction, experts say binge watching is linked to fatigue and obesity.

Plus, an obsession with the remote may even cause people to neglect their work and relationships.

We asked viewers if they feel TV satisfies the need for social interaction and how much TV gets watched everyday?

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