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Why You Need to Stretch

HAS THE COVID PANDEMIC made you more sedentary? If you answered yes, you might be causing adverse health outcomes, including “.” I want to address the problem of being sedentary. I am looking at any of you sitting at your desk, hunched over.

I am just going to come out and say it: Please consider taking breaks every 30 to 45 minutes throughout your day to perform some simple stretches. One of the most…

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Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at

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