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The risks to your health of a sedentary lifestyle (The Citizen)

A good editorial by a practicing anesthesiologist and leader of the Coronary Health Improvement Project that discusses a doctor’s view of the mounting volume of research that shows that sitting all day is huge risk factor for developing chronic diseases and disability. Dr. Innis cites a study that shows that if you’re over 60, every additional hour you spend sitting is associated with a twofold increase in the risk of being disabled, regardless of how much moderate exercise you get.

Full article: http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/bay_area/living/the-risks-to-your-health-of-a-sedentary-lifestyle/article_c98dfe69-fbbb-5ce5-a61f-08a27bbee18c.html