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Is sitting down bad for my health?

Luisa Dillner: In short, yes. The more time you spend sitting down, the greater the chances of dying from heart disease or cancer, having a stroke or becoming diabetic. Even doctors now advocate standing up during consultations

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Kanye West stops Sydney concert to tell fan in wheelchair to 'stand up'

Kanye West's Friday concert in Sydney is making headlines for the wrong reasons after the rapper repeatedly demanded two fans stand up before realising that one was in a wheelchair and the other had a prosthetic limb. Between songs West says, "I decided I can't do this song, I can't do the rest of the show unless everybody stands up. "Unless you got a handicap pass and you get special parking and s**t. "And imma see you if you ain’t standing up, believe me, I’m very good at that."

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Happy nuclear free birthday to the people of Japan

Every birthday is special – but today Japan is celebrating something unique. Japan has been nuclear-free for one year.Nuclear-free – a phrase that in its simplicity carries a devastating message for the worldwide nuclear industry, and an inspiring lesson for people across the globe. The future can indeed be free of the thr

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