Category Archives: Medical Info

Stop Your Chair from Killing You

There have been numerous studies done on the effect of sitting all day, and all of them come to the conclusion that it is very bad for our bodies. In the beginning it was assumed that if you mixed in … Continue reading

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Exercise Won’t Save You?

So what if you site all day? You exercise multiple times every week, aren’t overweight, eat healthy–that should counteract it, right? Not so, says a recent report by the┬áThe Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Based on their research, “prolonged … Continue reading

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Sitting All Day is Killing You

Lifehacker recently came out with an article detailing how much sitting all day is hurting your body, and what you can do to counteract it. Of course, the number one tip is to not sit as much. And who wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Office Workers Sit Too Much, Go Crazy

Maybe not the most astounding news you’ll ever hear today (especially if you’re an office worker yourself), but the British Psychological Society has come to the conclusion that office workers sit too much, and suffer negative psychological effects because of … Continue reading

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Sitting is Killing You

Medical Billing & Coding has developed an interesting and informative infographic detailing the cons of sitting at a desk all day. Some of the more interesting statistics include: We’re sitting down an average of 9.3 hours per day Sitting 6+ … Continue reading

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Standing Desks @New York Times

Standing desks have made a few appearances over at the New York Times as of late. The first article, “Stand Up While You Read This!“, details the dangers of sitting for too long and the benefits of making the change … Continue reading

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