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Prolonged Sitting Linked to Serious Health Risks, Death

Study Authors Offer Tips for Reducing Sedentary Time

01/27/2015 — A recent study suggests that sitting for prolonged periods increases risk for heart disease, diabetes, cancer and death, even among people who exercise regularly.

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01/23/2015 — The FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health is seeking public comment on draft guidance it released earlier this week regarding certain devices consumers use to monitor and/or promote general health and wellness.

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01/21/2015 — The AAFP has announced the recipients of its first tobacco control mini-grants, which will fund innovative tobacco-cessation and -prevention efforts at the state and local levels.

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