Premature death for people who sit too much


4xPremature death is four times as likely for people who sit too much (more than 7 hours a day), exercise too little (less than 150 minutes per week), and sleep too much (more than 9 hours a day). That's the conclusion of a study of more than 230,000 people, published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

Premature death sitting too much



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