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WAMC New York News
Mon September 19, 2005
Backpacks Spell Big Trouble for Kids
By Deborah Runcie
Kingston, New York – As children return to school this time of year, several international medical journals and medical societies, are raising the issue of whether or not backpacks are causing spinal damage and postural problems. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie reports.