By Kat WolcottPublished: Apr 23, 2014 at 2:43 PM PDTLast Updated: Apr 24, 2014 at 2:55 AM PDT
You wake up, drive to work and sit a desk all day.
Then you drive home and plop yourself on the couch all night.
If that sounds like you, your health may be at risk.
"A higher risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, being obese," said Debbie Proctor, a cardiac rehab clinical exercise physiologist.
"You get neck pain, you can get disc injuries, it contributes a lot to headaches, headaches are a big one that we see," said Travis Davis, chiropractor. "And then it also causes an imbalance in the muscles, so it contributes to continuing head posture."
These side effects can be pretty daunting, but they're not from some scary carcinogen or some unknown substance.
They can be caused by something you see every day: your office chair.
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A woman arrested in Eugene earlier this month on a probation violation now faces murder charges.
A grand jury indicted Jacquelyn Kelly Novack, 38, of Murphy, Ore., on April 18 on charges of Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
The investigation started April 2 with a report in Grants Pass of a missing person who was believed to be deceased, Oregon State Police said.
The Josephine County Major Crimes Team took over the case on April 7 and worked with state police in Roseburg and Springfield on the investigation. State police from Springfield arrested Novak in Eugene April 9 on a probation violation.
The same day, police located human remains at a remote campsite in the Sunny Valley area, between Myrtle Creek and Grants Pass.
A fire that claimed the lives of a mother and her son has inspired a little boy to go on a mission to help save lives. The eight-year-old from Texas had been saving his money to buy a Playstation 4 -- but the deadly fire changed his mind. Brian New reports.
A Eugene man died Sunday night after state police say he was crushed by a log that was rolling in the surf at a Florence beach.
Witnesses said the tide rushed in at about 6 p.m., knocking an elderly woman onto the sand. Officials said the Eugene man was trying to help his family member up when the receding water pushed the log on top of him.