Inside Your Health: In Age of Screens, a Focus on Combating Inactivity

March 11, 2018 10:44 PM

Research conducted by the American Heart Association shows Americans sit for six to eight hours per day, often while using a screen, watching TV, talking on the phone or reading.

Further research shows inactivity can lead to long-term health problems such as depression, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and others. Some of those at higher risk include working Americans who spend 75 percent of their day in front of a computer. 



Archelle Georgiou

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