Good news: Sitting apparently as dangerous as smoking

Smoking cigarettes is the cause of so much preventable, deadly disease. But now new research shows sitting for long stretches of time may be just as dangerous.

“Smoking certainly is a major cardiovascular risk factor and sitting can be equivalent in many cases,” explained Dr. David Coven…

“The fact of being sedentary causes factors to happen in the body that are very detrimental,” said Dr. Coven.