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Preventing Back Pain from Backpacks

Preventing Back Pain from Backpacks

Experts suggest steps for avoiding the back pain that has affected 64 percent of children.

Preventing Back Pain from Backpacks

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 18:45

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