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Ricci, J. Spine, Dec. 15, 2006.
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: “Workplace Injuries Involving the Eyes, 2008.”
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American Optometric Association: “Computer Vision Syndrome.”
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American Psychological Association: “Coping with stress at work.”
Stewart, W. The Journal of the American Medical Association, Nov. 12, 2003.
Mayo Clinic: “Neck pain.”
Kang, S. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, December 1999.
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