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Sitting less could help you live longer

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A new study shows standing more can reduce the risk of chronic disease, such as heart disease and diabetes.

The study shows being more physically active will also help you have less pain and a better overall quality of life. Doctors say that's because you get more blood flow. The study was conducted by researchers at Kansas State.

Complete findings for this study are in the journal "BMC Public Health."

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