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January 15, 2009

 

Children carrying backpacks

Backpacks and Backs

Did you know that around 20% of kids missed school last year because of back pain caused by backpacks?

March 26, 2007

 

a girl leaning back in a folding chair

Lean Back for a Healthy Back

Maybe mom wasn't right after all when she told you to "sit up straight!"

June 27, 2006

 

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Bed Rest, Space Travel, and Bones

Astronauts and people on bed rest can experience gradual bone loss that increases their risk of fracturing a bone. Here's why.

May 2, 2006

 

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Sciatica

Have you ever felt pain in your legs, or more of an uncomfortable tingling sensation really, up and down your leg from top to bottom?

September 27, 2003

 

How Tall Are You?

This means that the water pumping in and out of them also provides them with nutrients and enables them to eliminate waste products. If you’ve ever wished you were just a little bit taller, try measuring your height in the morning. It might make all the difference.

September 27, 2003

 

A model of the uterus

Positions of the Uterus

Learn about all the various positions of the uterus on this Moment of Science.

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