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They may live in the “City That Never Sleeps,”
but most New Yorkers still sit around a lot
– an average of seven hours every day,
a new study shows.
“With simply sitting more than three hours a day,
there is a decrease [in] life expectancy,”
Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, director of Women’s Heart Health
at Lenox Hill Hospital, New York
“Prolonged sitting has many unhealthy repercussions,
including “obesity, related diabetes, hypertension, severe
varicose veins, chronic leg swelling and chronic skin
changes with darkening and leg ulcers.”
Dr. Howard Selinger, chair of family medicine at Quinnipiac University School of Medicine, Hamden, Conn