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Having a bad posture is believed to be one of the contributing factors of postural hunchback. from shutterstock.com

Health Check: can bad posture give you a hunchback?

If you don't alternate your posture at work, the stiffness can build, making it harder to straighten your spine. This can contribute to developing a hunched back.
Too much sitting may increase the risk of developing diseases including heart disease and type 2 diabetes, and it may even cause premature death. morir soñando/Flickr

Health Check: the low-down on standing desks

More people are getting standing desks in response to our increasing knowledge about the harms of sedentary lifestyles. But can you transition to standing at work without causing yourself harm?
Scoliosis is a sideways curve that can’t be fixed by simply sitting up straighter. nils gore/Flickr

Explainer: everything you need to know about scoliosis

Scoliosis can affect children of all ages and can have particularly severe effects when it develops early or in association with another medical condition. If the condition progresses and becomes severe…

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