Is Sitting the New Smoking?: Forum | KQED Public Media for Northern CA

Recent studies have found spending too many hours sitting can double the risk of diabetes and heart disease. The news is driving a lot of people out of their chairs and onto their feet at work. Sales for standing desks have grown by 50 percent over the past year. But is standing at a desk really better than sitting? We talk with ergonomic experts about sitting, standing and how to incorporate more movement into your day.

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