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Standing at work linked to higher risk of heart disease, according to a 12-year Canadian study

Standing at work linked to higher risk of heart disease, according to a 12-year Canadian study
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Researchers at the Institute for Work & Health compared workers in jobs that involved mostly sitting with those that required mostly standing. Standers had twice the risk of developing heart disease than sitters.

 

Source: academic.oup.com

A combination of sitting, standing and moving on the job is the best approach for heart health.

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