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Sitting down all day at work poses a health risk

Office workers are putting their health at risk by spending too much of the day seated, according to a survey from the British Heart Foundation.

It found that the average person sat for almost all of the nine hours spent in the office.

Heart disease, type 2 diabetes, cancers and poor mental health have all been linked to sedentary behaviour.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

  • 27 Mar 2015
  • From the section Health
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