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3 surprising risks of poor posture

Slouching promotes heartburn, incontinence, and more. America, we have a posture problem. Whether its the result of sitting at a desk all day, looking down at a smartphone, or lounging on a couch, poor posture is dogging people of all ages. And health experts are worried. Its a common and important health problem among Americans, and it can lead to neck pain, back problems, and other aggravating conditions, says Meghan Markowski, a…

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