Sitting too much may increase risk of dying, study finds

07/22/2010 | HealthDay News

People who sat at least six hours daily were more likely to die sooner than those who spent less than three hours a day sitting, U.S. researchers reported. The study also found that mortality risk was even higher for people who spent a lot of time sitting and did not exercise regularly, even when taking other possible side effects, such as obesity, out of the equation.

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