12 Jun '11, 2pm

Your Office Job as Dangerous on the Body as Smoking?

Your Office Job as Dangerous on the Body as Smoking?

Your Office Job as Dangerous on the Body as Smoking? It’s a big part of so many of our lives. Even if we are active outside of work, whether it be by hitting the gym, hiking, biking, practicing yoga, or whatever your favorite hobby, much of our day is spent behind a desk typing away at our computers. I know I spend much of my day churning away at my laptop. Well, it turns out sitting can be lethal. We’ve heard about this before. Matt wrote a while back about how sitting can lead to early death , but new research points to the fact that it may be as bad as lighting up . New More Accurate Studies New studies are highlighting increased risks of a host of diseases including heart disease, obesity, diabetes, and cancer. These new studies are more accurate than past studies because they depend on firsthand versus secondhand research. That means that researchers study people in a...

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