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8 Tips to Fix Your Posture at Work 8 Tips to Fix Your Posture at Work

For the average working American, it is common to sit a minimum of eight hours a day, with a majority of that behind a computer. Sitting for extended periods of time can lead to a variety of health issues, including fatigue, muscle pain and joint pain. Do you spend a lot of time behind a desk? If so, make sure your chair and work station are set up to fit you properly and influence good posture.
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Learn the Basics of Pituitary TumorsLearn the Basics of Pituitary Tumors

The pituitary gland is sometimes called the “master gland” because it controls the functions of all the other hormone-producing glands, including the thyroid, adrenal, testis and ovaries, and it also plays a key role in regulating metabolism and growth. Virtually all pituitary tumors are benign—that is, they are not cancers. But as the name implies, they are growths.  Learn More>> 


Does Crossing Your Legs Cause Varicose Veins?Does Crossing Your Legs Cause Varicose Veins?

The simple answer is no: Crossing your legs does not cause varicose veins. In most cases, they are inherited. Being overweight, female, pregnant and spending a lot of time on your feet can all increase your risk. When veins become varicose—or enlarged—blood pools in these superficial veins rather than efficiently emptying out of the legs.  Learn More About Treatment Options>> 
 

Emory's 2014 Lupus Team membersJoin Team Emory and Walk to End Lupus Now

IAn estimated 1 in 2,000 people in the United States has lupus, a widespread and chronic autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the body’s own tissue and organs. With no known cause or cure and no simple way to even test for the disease, research and development of better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent lupus are crucial. All funds raised during the annual Walk to End Lupus go toward lupus patient/family educational and support services. Join or Sponsor Team Emory Lupus Research Today>>

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