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Prolonged Sitting Leading to a Variety of Health Issues

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There's an easy way to help improve your health a bit: stand up. ABC News Chief Health and medical Editor Doctor Richard Besser says prolonged sitting is leading to all kinds of health problems. Being overweight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, certain types of cancer like colon, breast and cervical, and then back pain.
He says sitting for long periods of time also slows down your metabolism.


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