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BACK TO SCHOOL TIP: Does your child know the correct way to pick up and wear his or her backpack? Did you know that picking up a backpack the proper way can help your child avoid back injuries?

As with any heavy weight, they should bend at the knees and grab the pack with both hands when lifting it to the shoulders. They should also wear both straps! If you ever notice your child struggling to get his or her backpack on or off or leans forward to carry it, they are most likely wearing it incorrectly and the straps should be adjusted.

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Last week, 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani made a special visit to Connecticut Children's to perform live in our 8th floor playroom! Our patients, families and staff were in awe of the Connecticut native's voice and his kindness. Thank you Nick for spending the afternoon with us singing, signing autographs and brightening the day for so many staying at the medical center. You are certainly #allinforkids and we look forward to having you back here again! ... See MoreSee Less

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Who is ready for Radiothon? We are!! It all happens live on air next Thursday, August 31st!

Picking up a backpack the right way can help your child avoid injuries. Learn how: #backtoschool

A great visit by the @NewBritainBees! A huge thanks to the team for stopping by to visit with our patients!!

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