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HWP - Health & Well Being Program Series
Boost Your Health series 2012 - Sitting is Hazardous to Your Health!
|Sitting for long periods is bad for you. Even if you are a regular exerciser, if you spend most of your day sitting – in your car, your office chair, on your sofa at home – you are putting yourself at increased risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and a variety of cancers. Plus, what is it doing to your brain? Join Dr. Ivan Rohan, M.D.,CCFP , Associate Dean CHPE par interim, Assistant Professor, Family Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine,for an enlightening discussion on the medical implications of sitting all day and the importance of getting up and moving.|
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