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Stuck at a Desk? 8 Tips for Staying Healthy

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Make a point to get up and move for at least a few minutes every hour.

If you have questions about how sitting is affecting your health, talk to your health care provider.

Reviewed March 3, 2016
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

Pure Wow. 8 Things You Need to Do If You Sit at a Computer All Day. Web. March 2, 2016. 

Time. 5 Tips to Stay Healthy If You Sit at a Computer All Day. John Patrick Pullen. Web. March 2, 2016.

CBS News. Too much sitting raises risk of death, even if you exercise. Web. March 2, 2016. 

MedicineNet. How to Set Up Your Keyboard and Mouse at Your Computer. Web. March 2, 2016.


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