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Month: June 2015

Spending half the day on your feet reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer, study says

Spending half the day on your feet reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer, study says

Office workers should abandon their chairs for half their working day to reduce their risk of heart attacks, cancer, or diabetes, according to new guidance recommending people spend at least two hours – and preferably four – a day on their feet. Bosses should provide desks which people can stand at, and allow workers to have regular breaks to walk around, according to the new study, commissioned by Public Health England (PHE) and the Active Working Community Interest Company. And…

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