Last updated: Aug 08, 2008
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As many as 20% of Americans experience a monthlong bout of back pain each year. That's a lot of moaning on the couch and missing out on fun or even work. But there are simple ways to ease the pain. If you or someone you love suffers from serious backaches, take our quiz to catch up on the latest thinking about how to relieve the pain.