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John Evans

Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day-and what you can do about i... - 1 views

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    "A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we've been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal.
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    It's been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the University of Regensburg in Germany analyzed 43 observational studies, amounting to more than 4 million people's answers to questions about their sitting behavior and cancer incidences. The researchers examined close to 70,000 cancer cases and found that sitting is associated with a 24% increased risk of colon cancer, a 32% increased risk of endometrial cancer, and a 21% increased risk of lung cancer.
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    The really bad news: You can't exercise away the habit's harmful effects. "Adjustment for physical activity did not affect the positive association between sedentary behavior and cancer," the authors write. Even participants who achieved the daily recommended levels of physical activity were at the same risk as those who spent their day sitting. "[The results] indicate that the increased risk of cancer seen in individuals with prolonged time spent sedentary is not explained by the mere absence of physical activity in those persons," the researchers say.
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John Evans

Workout Posters Inspired By 'Game Of Thrones', Superheroes & Pop Culture - DesignTAXI.com - 3 views

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    "Workout Posters Inspired By 'Game Of Thrones', Superheroes & Pop Culture"
diwakar verma

Mind Blown... Things have really changed over the last two decades - 0 views

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    You will be surprised at how much life has changed in the past 20 years...
John Evans

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Resources to Help Students Make Healthy Food Choices - 2 views

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    "The school district neighboring mine recently announced a new health and fitness curriculum that emphasizes "lifetime" fitness. One aspect of the curriculum focuses on helping students make healthy food choices. That news prompted me to put together this list of resources that can help students discover new healthy foods and make healthy food choices."
jim con

A Pancreatic Surgeon's Vision | eHEALTH Magazine - 0 views

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    Dr Ravi Gupta and Shally Makin had a candid conversation with Dr Shefali Agrawal, Senior Consultant, Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi on how her surgical skills are impacting medical care in India.
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