Search Tag: Sitting

Executive Health Management

Sitting For Less Than 3 Hours a Day Could Increase Life Expectancy

2016 24 Mar

Prolonged Daily Sitting Linked to 3.8% of All-Cause Deaths   A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that sitting for more than three hours per day is responsible for 3.8% of all-cause mortality deaths. Investigators also estimate that reducing sitting time to less than three hours per day would increase life... Read more

IMAGING Management

Are You Still Sitting Down?

2016 06 Jan

Sedentary occupations have received increasing attention recently, with some countries even starting campaigns to encourage fitter workplaces, as evidence increases about the health risks. Should radiologists be concerned, as many by necessity spend hours sitting at desk-bound workstations and in reading rooms?  David L. Lamar, MD, and colleagues... Read more