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Harvest-Time Danger: Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses Common Farm Injuries

SPARTA, Wis. — October 10, 2012.  The hectic fall harvest is under way, and that means the dangers of everyday farm work — one of the nation's most hazardous occupations — are compounded by the rush to bring in crops on time. Many agricultural injuries can be prevented with basic [...]

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Rushing at Harvest Time Can Mean Farm Injuries

Media Advisory: Mayo Clinic Expert Discusses Common Farm Injuries     The rush to bring crops in can create a hectic, hazardous harvest season, which means increasing the possiblity of farm accidents. But many agricultural injuries can be prevented, according to emergency medicine physician Howard Schumaker, M.D.,M.B.A., of the Mayo Clinic Health System in Sparta, Wis.  “We’ve seen [...]

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