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Farmer Health Fact Sheets

Diabetes

Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common chronic (ongoing) conditions in Australia.  There…
Wound care

Wound care

Skin wounds need to be cleaned and dressed.  Contrary to many myths, wounds that are…
Snake bite

Snake bite

Snakes can occur on Australian farms. Australia has some of the world’s deadliest snakes and…
Farmer’s fever

Farmer’s fever

Farmer's fever, also called organic dust toxic syndrome (ODTS), is caused by breathing in dust…

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