HEALTH NEWS: Sitting at desk all day worse than previously thought

Updated: Tuesday, January 21 2014, 07:27 PM CST
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We know sitting at a desk all day isn't good for us but a new study suggests, it may be even worse for us than we thought.
  
Researchers compared women who sit for eleven hours a day to women who sit for four hours.

The group that stayed seated had a 13 % greater risk of cardiovascular disease.
- 27 % greater risk of coronary heart disease...
- and 21 % increased risk of cancer.
  
The study looked at the health and lifestyles of more than 92,000 women.
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