Items Tagged ‘“work-fit” stations’

December 9, 2016

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   Los Angeles Times A senior-friendly workout to improve movement and […]

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March 2, 2012

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

By Mystery User

A doctor at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., calls it the “sitting disease,” likening the ill effects of inactivity that doctors are still discovering to the discovery of the side effects of smoking. Dr. James Levine helped initiate a new study at a small company in Minneapolis. “Work-fit” stations replaced 30 desks, so employees […]

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Tags: "sitting disease", "work-fit" stations, Dr. James Levine, ill effects of inactivity

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