Lighten up, America -- on your holiday packing. And it's not just me telling you this.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is warning travelers against the dangers of straining backs, necks and shoulders if they're not careful about how they carry their bags.
Consider that last year there were more than 72,900 bag-related injuries, the organization says.
The doctors offer this advice on how to avoid hurting yourself while toting your bags:
Spread the weight around: Pack lightly and divvy up the weight between two...