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    Kids' Backpacks Directory

    Some kids carry backpacks that seem to weigh as much as they do. This can be a worry for parents and doctors who are concerned about the child's spine, and for good reason! Backpacks can cause back pain and strain. It can be difficult to decide what to do and which type of bag is best. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how backpacks can cause back problems, which type of bag to choose, and much more.

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    Which backpacks are safest for kids? Plus how to wear backpacks to avoid aches and pains.

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