Items Tagged ‘sitting’


April 25, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Kingman Daily Miner Mayo Clinic tour starts in […]

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Tags: A.L.S., ABC News, ABC15, Albert Lea, Albert Lea Tribune, American Academy of Neurology, American Migraine Foundation, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Anatlitica, Anchorage Daily News, anti-aging practices, anti-inflammatory medicine


July 13, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Mystery User

July 13, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Dr. James Levine, Dr. Jerry Brewer, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Michael Joyner, genome sequencing, Huffington Post, KAAL, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, melanoma, MPR, Pennington Biomedical Research Center


March 26, 2012

Sitting Shaves Years Off Your Life

By Mystery User

Sitting more than six hours a day on the couch or at a desk could seriously affect the health of millions of Americans.  In fact, staying off your feet for that long consistently could shave six years off your life, according to Dr. Jim Levine of the Mayo Clinic.     WTOP by Kristi King   […]

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Tags: Dr. Jim Levine, sitting


March 4, 2010

Beware of the chair

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

The time has come for office chairs to come with a health warning and ”upholstered, height-adjustable weapons of mass destruction” might not be too much an exaggeration. Sitting for prolonged periods – and, let’s face it, few places compete with the office when it comes to opportunities to park one’s behind – is now linked […]

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Tags: Dr. Levine, health risks, sitting, standing


February 2, 2010

Your Health: Too much sitting puts the body on idle

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

For decades, scientists have studied exercise. But until recently, they paid little attention to the opposite end of the activity spectrum: the many hours modern humans spend sitting, barely moving at all. But now the early results are in, and the science of sitting is producing sobering headlines. The bottom line, if you will: Sitting […]

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