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When the head bends forward, weight on the cervical spine increases. This burden is magnified by smartphone use, which encourages poor posture.

Is your smartphone giving you ‘text neck’?

The human head weighs about a dozen pounds. But as the neck bends forward and down, the weight on the cervical spine begins to increase. At a...

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United Blood Services to host blood drives

United Blood Services will host these blood drives:

From 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in the commons room of Animas High School, 291 U.S. Highway 160.

From 1:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 at First Methodist Church, 501 Park in Cortez.

From 1:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 at Southwest Memorial Hospital, 1313 Mildred in Cortez.

From 4 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in the cafeteria of Cortez Middle School, 450 W. Second St. in Cortez.

From 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 6 at 149 South...


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