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Save your back, while there is still time!

I have witnessed my 13-year-old son Gideon wrestle with his unwieldy school backpack often enough to nod knowingly when I encountered the NBC News story “Why Bags Are Wrecking Our Backs.”
Although much of the online report does focus on youngsters and their hefty textbooks, adults face life-changing dangers as well. And it’s not just backpacks; poorly designed or overly stuffed purses, briefcases, tote bags and wallets can all contribute to back pain and related ailments.
In our hectic world, some materialistic people are convinced that a “Fanny Pack” is designed to carry the equivalent of a woman named ...


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