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Sitting down on the job could mean years off your life

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Office jobs just took on more danger than workers may have considered.

It’s not just back pain and swollen ankles brought on by office chairs and desk work. American Cancer Society researchers found the amount of time people spend sitting can affect their risk of death.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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