Bryan Hubbard
July 12 2019

When it comes to sitting, the many ways we do it aren't equal. Although sitting around has been lumped into one big risk factor for heart disease, how—and where—we sit carries different risks.
Sitting at a desk at work doesn't seem to increase the risk of heart disease, and yet lounging in front of the TV at home does.

Previous studies have concluded the more sedentary people are, the more likely they are to develop heart disease and suffer an early death.

But researchers from Columbia University's Irving Medical Center found it wasn't quite that simple. They tracked the lives of 3,592 African Americans, who are at higher risk of diabetes and heart disease anyway, and found that only sitting at home increased the chances further

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