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2011-08-12 11:27:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips to steer clear of injuries from backpacks ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A student's backpack might contain homework, books, laptops, iPods, lunches and even gym clothes. As their backpacks become stuffed to the brim, the pack can become much too heavy or might be worn improperly, causing unnecessary back strain and pain to a child's back. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) suggests that backpacks be worn correctly...

2011-08-04 15:15:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most children and teenagers carry their schoolbooks and other supplies in backpacks during the school year. "When used correctly, backpacks are the most efficient way to carry a load and distribute the weight among some of the body's strongest muscles," says Eric Wall, MD, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) "However, parents need to carefully select a backpack to ensure...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

OXNARD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HEX, a division of seasoned fashion house August Accessories and the pioneer brand in the watch band for iPod nano (sixth generation) category, today announced pre-order availability of a new line of bags with equal parts fashion and tech functionality built into the DNA of each style. The brand is launching its first bag accessory line with two collections, Recon and Varsity, which pack innovative new features designed specifically for the...

2011-07-25 09:30:00

EDINA, Minn., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Backpacks are a common ingredient on back-to-school lists. Unfortunately, they are a leading cause of back and shoulder pain for millions of school children across the nation. As students gear up for back-to-school this fall, Minnesota chiropractors would like to offer parents ways to help children avoid backpack injuries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/MM34152LOGO) Over 79 million students carry a backpack to...

2011-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Russo, owner and CEO of both FAB|Starpoint and Artisan House, has launched a new brand, Mojo, combining efforts and talents from both. Mojo merges FAB|Starpoint's expertise in the backpack industry with the cache of the luxury multi-brand (Carlos Falchi, Isabella Fiore, and Danielle Nicole) accessory company Artisan House to produce a unique and trend right line of backpacks and satchels. (Photo:...

2011-05-18 15:02:00

CONCORD, N.C., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers Insurance is proud to donate $25,000 to Blessings in a Backpack in conjunction with its No. 25 Farmers Insurance "Throwback" paint scheme that Mark Martin will drive in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. The donation spans three cities and will feed 374 students whose families qualify for the federal free and reduced meal program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080605/LATH062) "This unique program with Farmers...

2011-04-29 19:22:00

OGDEN, Utah, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a gear review at Backpacker.com, Dan Larson, writer for Backpacker, dubbed the new GEIGERRIG hydration pack the best hydration system - "Not the lightest, but worth the weight for no-suck, no-slosh, shareable hydration and fast in-line filtration on the trail." It's not the first time the industry has taken notice of these new pressurized hydration packs and in-line filters. GEIGERRIG hydration packs www.geigerrig.com also won 3M...

2011-03-02 13:30:00

UBUD, Bali, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There are countless laptop bag styles, but the Carmazzi 1bag claims to be a completely different concept than anything available in the market. According to the 1bag's original architect, Arthur Carmazzi, "It will change how people use laptop bags; the bag itself is a productivity tool for diverse situations." How does Carmazzi know this? Besides his inventor status, he is also recognized as a Global Top Ten Keynote Leadership Speaker and a...

2011-03-01 13:47:00

ISLAND LAKE, Ill., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LeatherTree.com, a leading online supplier of leather backpacks, briefcases and office accessories, is giving away free Apple iPad screen protectors, a $12.99 value, with any purchase of an iPad case with keyboard. The keyboard comes with the leather iPad case and connects wirelessly via Bluetooth. No promotional code is necessary for this giveaway; screen protectors will automatically ship with purchase until supplies run out. "Our...

2011-02-11 12:37:00

ISLAND LAKE, Ill., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LeatherTree.com, a leading online supplier of leather briefcases, luggage and office accessories, announces the release of their new line of distressed leather goods. While aiming for the popular antique, vintage look, the new line continues to feature all the convenience and security of modern technology. With pickpocket proof zippered compartments and heavy duty hardware, these quality leather messenger bags and backpacks will keep your...


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