News tagged with behavioral risk factor

Too much sitting is bad for your health

Lack of physical exercise is often implicated in many disease processes. However, sedentary behavior, or too much sitting, as distinct from too little exercise, potentially could be a new risk factor for disease. The August ...

Jul 12, 2011
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Discrimination may harm your health

Racial discrimination may be harmful to your health, according to new research from Rice University sociologists Jenifer Bratter and Bridget Gorman.

Jan 12, 2012
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