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Your Health & Commuting

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Long commutes may be doing more than just getting on your nerves.

A new study suggests the long haul may be adding inches to your waistline.

 Article published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports that people who have a long drive to work are more likely to be overweight compared to their non-commuting peers.

Doctors say, drivers simply burn less calories because they're sitting longer.

Previous studies have tied serious health risk like cardiovascular disease, cancer and early death to time spent sitting.

Doctors encourage people to get moving by taking active breaks at work.