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Medical News Today: Sit-stand desks: do they prevent the harms of prolonged sitting?

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 07:00
Sit-stand desks are populating workplaces across the US, with the aim of tackling the health risks pf prolonged sitting. But do they really help? We put one to the test.

Medical News Today: Hookah smokers: even light use causes lung abnormalities

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 06:00
A new, small study provides evidence that even light use of hookahs or waterpipes can cause lung function abnormalities. Researchers call for larger studies.