Backpacks Packing Too Much

It seems our kids are getting bigger, not at the waist line, but at the shoulder straps.

On the heels of National Backpack Awareness Day, recent finding suggests that the majority of kindergarten through 12th grade students are hauling around much more weight inside their book bags than they should. Health officials suggest to kids and their parents pack it light wear it right.

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