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Back pain common for cubicle workers

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistic, back injuries account for one of every five injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Tired of your aching back? Here are some tips on how to...
Police & Fire

...state troopers reported: Traffic accidents Capital City Fire and Rescue crews treated a man for possible neck and back injuries after a single-vehicle accident at 7:12 p.m. Monday on Glacier Highway near Auke Bay. When they arrived at...
Accident victim changes hospitals

...Brown is in pediatric intensive care but good spirits, said her uncle Daniel Brown. She suffered spinal chord and back injuries as well as internal bleeding after she was thrown from a vehicle and subsequently struck by another vehicle Dec. 8...
Accident victim out of intensive care

...and is nearing the start of rehabilitation, her family reported late last week. Charlotte suffered spinal cord and back injuries, as well as internal bleeding, after being thrown from her vehicle and struck by another vehicle. She was first...
My Turn: How to alienate passengers

...According to Alaska Air, "back injuries from lifting heavy bags are the...more than 70 pounds. And how do back injuries in the airlines industry compare...that I'm not sympathetic with back injuries. But there are better ways of...
Teen seriously hurt in crash, a 1994 Mazda. Passenger Kenny Taug was seriously injured, with open elbow fractures as well as leg, knee and back injuries. He was medevaced to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Monday night. "He is in satisfactory condition and...
Business profile: Andrea Iverson

...but it's not," she said. "It's very straight chiropractic." Though Iverson treats people with specific back injuries such as whiplash or strains from lifting, many of her patients see her for preventative care. "I'm like a general...
Biologists recovering from helicopter crash

...He says biologists George Pauley of Kamiah and Craig White of Boise have rib and back injuries, and that pilot Rick Swisher of Fairbanks has arm and back injuries. He says it's unclear what caused the crash on the North Fork of the Clearwater...
Case raises questions about rural airport safety the narrow runway, where it hit soft snow and flipped, damaging its wings and tail. Miller suffered head and back injuries that eventually forced him to move to Anchorage. Miller sued the Alaska Department of Transportation, claiming its...
White House and Congress battle over ergonomics rules

...decade of studies that began during the Bush administration, OSHA issued proposed standards to protect workers from back injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome and other work-related disorders. OSHA contends that every year 1.8 million workers suffer...


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