The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

The Student News Site of Burlington High School

BHS Register

Heavy backpacks can lead to long-term health effects.

Heavy Backpacks Pose Serious Health Risk

March 20, 2017

Burlington High School students have been carrying a lot of weight on their backs. Books, binders and school supplies can add up, and the school’s health office is seeing the impact. “Excess weight from a backpack can cause a lot of back complaints,”...

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