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To Sit or Not to Sit: That Is the Question (At Work, Anyway)

Posted on · (Above: Houston Public Media’s Dacia Clay works at a standing desk where she serves as a web producer for News 88.7. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) There’s a lot of debate these days about the benefits of using a standing desk. Some argue standing while you work is much better for your health than sitting. […]

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Effect of Paris Climate Decision on Houston Energy, and Koreans in Houston: Friday’s Show (June 2, 2017)

Posted on · Pres. Donald Trump’s decision Thursday (June 1, 2017) to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord may have instant geopolitical impact, but what about on the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the climate we have here in Houston today and in the future? On this edition of Houston Matters, we […]

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To Sit or Not to Sit: That Is the Question (At Work, Anyway)

Posted on · There’s a lot of debate these days about the benefits of using a standing desk. Some argue standing while you work is much better for your health than sitting. There’s ample evidence that a sedentary lifestyle increases some health risks. But then there’s the research released earlier this year from the Finnish Institute of Occupational […]

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From College to the Workplace: Tuesday’s Show (August 23, 2016)

Posted on · A new school year has begun at most area colleges and universities. Those schools, of course, seek to create a friendly, accommodating environment for students. But not all workplaces are so accommodating. As such, some recent graduates may find it challenging to transition from a college campus into the workplace. There’s always been a certain […]