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Get Moving: The Dangers of Sitting Still [news]

An increasing number of workers spend their day in front of a computer. Often, the only physical activity they get for 8 to 9 hours is the tapping of their fingers on the keyboard. Then, after a long day, they head home and park in front of the television for another hour or two, getting even less exercise than they did at work. More and more, doctors and researchers are realizing that our weight problems – and the host of medical conditions that accompany our expanding waistlines – can be largely blamed on the sedentary lifestyles so many of us lead.