A recent headline in the New York Times reads, "Sitting Increases the Risk of Dying Early."
The story and its dire warning came from a recent study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine.
But how serious is the message, and does it show any direct connections between sitting and premature death?
Dr. Jon Hallberg, MPR News regular medical analyst and a University of Minnesota associate professor, joined All Things Considered host Tom Crann to discuss what the study really means.
Use the audio player above to hear their entire conversation.