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Save Your Life! Read SHS Standing Up

Everything is dangerous.  Everything.  Including sitting down:  From the CBS San Francisco story:

Smoking cigarettes is the cause of so much preventable, deadly disease. But now new research shows sitting for long stretches of time may be just as dangerous. “Smoking certainly is a major cardiovascular risk factor and sitting can be equivalent in many cases,” explained Dr. David Coven. Dr. Coven is a cardiologist. He says several new studies show prolonged sitting is now being linked to increased risk of heart disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer, and even early death.

I love my SHSers.  Stand up!  Walk!  Climb some stairs.  But don’t read the blog on your smart phone while walking. You might get hit by a car.

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