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Tips to Avoid Backpack Injuries

As you make your way through your back-to-school checklist, there's one item that could directly affect your child's health. The backpack. While style, color, and the latest "in" logos may be uppermos…

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Big Purse, Big Shoes, Big Pain

Are you carrying around a purse that weighs more than 10 percent of your body weight? And are you doing that while wearing high heels with pointy toes? That's asking an awful lot of your joints and mu…

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This Backpack Used To Be 40 Plastic Bottles

I firmly believe that our grandchildren will look back on the plastic bottle as one of our worst inventions. The United States buys more of these single use containers than any other nation in the …

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Back-To-School Surprise: BYO Toilet Paper?

Surprise! It's back-to-school time. Well, that's no surprise, but what is surprising are the lists of school supplies some school children are required to bring with them this year. Along with the ord…

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10 New (School) Year Resolutions

As summer vacation comes to an end, for many of us, thoughts turn back towards school.  Late August to early September feels as much like a beginning to me as January 1st.  It's that school year r…

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Backpack Safety Tips for Back-to-School Shopping

At the top of almost every back-to-school supply list is the backpack. It is a convenient and practical way to carry books, pens, pencils, and other required school supplies while keeping hands free. …

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Back to School Backpack Safety

It's that time of year again.  Students are stocking up on pens, pencils, binders, paper, books and other school supplies.  With so much stuff, the weight adds up quickly.  Many children will be luggi…

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