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The Risk of a Backpack on Your Child’s Back

Going back to school means packing up your child’s backpack with school supplies, lunch, textbooks and much more, and you’ll often see even small children carrying their oversized bags onto the school bus. The average backpack weight for a high schooler clocks in at an impressive 18.4 pounds, which is a lot of pressure on …

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