Sit too much and you may die too soon. That's what research from the American Cancer Society shows. In the 14-year study, people who spent at least 6 hours of their daily leisure time sitting, died sooner than people who sat less than 3 hours.
It also found people who both sit a lot and exercise very little are at an even higher risk of death.
Researchers say the effect is stronger for women than for men, but significant for both sexes.
Too Much Sitting May Cause DeathJuly 23, 2010 Updated Jul 23, 2010 at 7:03 PM EDT
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