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Taking steps to stay healthy

Dr. Haden

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. While I am not in a position to attest to the validity of old wives’ tales, there is something to be said about the benefits of preventative health care in the agricultural community. Too many times, health care is an afterthought and is only considered after an injury or illness has occurred. 

However, in agriculture, the annual risk of injury is significant, and with an aging farm and ranch population, the possibility of an incapacitating illness is also very real.

Injury and illness prevention should be considered a priority. Immunizations are...



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