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Christianson's Business Furniture employees use the adjustable height desks at their workstations. Darren Gibbins / The Forum

Standing desks take aim at the scourge of sitting

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FARGO — When Joel Thomsen worked for the state of Maine 15 years ago, he wedged cinderblocks under his desk so he could stand while working.


At a more recent job, a small section of his desk would rise to accommodate standing.

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