The 12th Invest in ME Conference, Part 1
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Too Much Sitting Linked to Women's Cancer Risk

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by minkeygirl, Jul 16, 2015.

  1. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    Just saw this on TV.

    Too Much Sitting Linked to Women's Cancer Risk
    By Gillian Mohney, Live Science Contributor | July 15, 2015 11:52am ET



    "Sitting for a long time is linked with a variety of diseases, including an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Now, a new study finds that sitting may be particularly harmful for women by raising their risk of developing several cancers."

    http://www.livescience.com/51564-sitting-womens-cancer-risk.html
     
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  2. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

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    Brilliant. Sick people sit down more :p
     
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    Scarecrow Revolting Peasant

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    So if activity levels don't account for the difference what were the people who sat for <3 hours a day doing when they weren't sitting?
     
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    Great! That's not me. I lie down mainly lol
     
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    adreno PR activist

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    Living is dangerous. No one has survived it yet.
     
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  7. minkeygirl

    minkeygirl But I Look So Good.

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    We're doomed.
     
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