Working in the office is as bad as smoking

29 July 2016 - 02:00 By SHAUN SMILLIE

Office work is the new smoking, helping to kill millions of people because of increased physical inactivity, a new study has found. The study, which appeared in the Lancet journal, said sitting for at least eight hours a day could increase the risk of premature death by up to 60% and was posing as great a threat to public health as smoking.

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