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Worldwide, close to twice as many women as men report low back pain. RealPeopleGroup/E+ via Getty Images

Millions across the world live with low back pain, but addressing major risk factors like smoking, obesity and workplace ergonomics could curb the trend, research shows

The prevalence of low back pain continues to surge worldwide, but many treatments currently available offer little to no relief.
Sitting with legs crossed for prolonged periods may have negative health effects, expert warns. Polina Tankilevitch/Shutterstock

Why sitting with crossed legs could be bad for you

The science behind why crossing your legs while sitting could be detrimental to your health.

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