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Low Back Pain in Midlife Linked to Heavy Lifting as a Young Worker

Young adults with jobs that involve heavy lifting and forceful movements might be at higher risk for back pain later in life, a study from Finland suggests. “When you’re young, you do things your own way, you muscle your way …

Differences in State Workers’ Comp Policies Affect Claim Costs and Disability Time

Certain workers’ compensation policies explain much of the state-level variation in costs and outcomes of claims for low back pain (LBP), reports a study in the December Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Dr. Glenn Pransky of Liberty Mutual Research …