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Want to know more about Obesity, Exercise and Breaking Sedentary Habits? See recent news and studies to learn more about the issues, and what you can do to reduce your risk.

Tim Cook has said he believes ‘Sitting is the new Cancer’

“We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much better for your lifestyle,” Cook said in a recent interview with The Carlyle Group’s David Rubenstein published on Wednesday.

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Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer

A new discovery could explain why obese people are more likely to develop cancer, scientists say.

A type of cell the body uses to destroy cancerous tissue gets clogged by fat and stops working, the team, from Trinity College Dublin, found.

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Engineering Online and In-Person Social Networks for Physical Activity: A Randomized Trial.

Social networks can influence physical activity, but little is known about how best to engineer online and in-person social networks to increase activity.

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