Exercising Yourself to Death: The Risk of Rhabdo
Rhabdomyolysis is a syndrome involving muscle breakdown and damage. When muscles are injured, they release their contents, including a muscle enzyme, into the bloodstream. The disorder is dangerous but rare. In one study, 22 people out of 100,000 were known to have it.
Too Much TV Could Boost Your Odds for a Blood Clot
The study found that people who spend too much time in front of the TV are at increased risk for blood clots in their veins -- a condition called venous thromboembolism (VTE).