Monthly Archives: April 2019

Inactive Lifestyles Hurt Heart Health

By Satesh Bidaisee, Associate Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, St. George's University
April 9, 2019

Heart disease kills more than 600,000 Americans and costs the country about $200 billion each year.[1][2] Many of these deaths could be prevented if people simply exercised more. One in four Americans sits for more than eight hours each day.[3] Less than a quarter meet the federal exercise guidelines.[4] Plenty of research shows that inactive […]