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Back to school: Tips to avoid long-term back injuries

Heading back to school should be exciting for students, not harmful to their health. But a common school supply is causing some serious damage.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:56am EDT

Tags: back-to-school, school, health, tips, Paula Wolfson, Burton, National Center for Children

Are there long-term risks of heavy-backpack hunch?

It is a relatively new phenomenon - kids hunched over from the weight of their school backpacks. But doctors are already seeing disturbing signs.

Sunday - 09/16/2012, 05:12pm EDT

Tags: school, spine, back injury