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Sitting for more than 3 hours per day is responsible for almost 4 percent of deaths worldwide 

By TC Newman, Buzz60 Has it been a long day at the office and all you want to do is come home and take a load off? But wait a second, that's what you've been doing at your desk all day! A new study suggests that staying in a seated position for long periods of time can lead to a shortened lifespan. SEE ALSO: 10 breakfast cereals with more sugar than a donut The study, published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, found that sitting for more than 3 hours per day is responsible for almost 4 percent of deaths worldwide.
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