Harvard Health Blog
Can watching sports be bad for your health?
By: Robert H. Shmerling, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing As the new year begins, sports fans rejoice! You’ve had the excitement of the college football bowl games and the national championship, the NFL playoff games are winnowing teams down to the Super Bowl contestants, and basketball and hockey seasons are in full swing. There’s even some early talk of spring training for the upcoming Major League Baseball season.