“House,” “ E.R.” and “Grey’s Anatomy” may be hit medical dramas, but watching them could ultimately be harming you, WPRI.com reported.
According to a study from the University of Rhode Island, people who regularly watch television shows based around hospitals and medicine are more likely to fear for their health and become victims of unusual illnesses.
Professor Yinjiao Yes, the author of the study, said she thinks high doses of medical dramas keeps some people from being satisfied with their own life.
The trial included 274 students from the University of Alabama and surveyed their television viewing habits.
“While this surveyed group shows dissatisfaction, I suspect that if I surveyed a more general population the dissatisfaction would be even higher,” Ye said.
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