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2014-03-19 Hollow offer – Hamilton Spectator
Hollow offer (Source: Hamilton Spectator)
March 24, 2014
South East Field Days in Lucindale
Great partnering with Country South SA Medicare Local at South East Field Days – Lucindale.    
March 21, 2014
Wood fires and breathing problems
Wood fire smoke can pollute the air with carbon monoxide – an invisible, odourless and tasteless gas that, once ingested, can cause confusion, headaches,...
March 20, 2014
Farmer’s lung or Hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Farmer’s lung is a serious respiratory condition also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis. It affects people whose immune system is sensitive to fungal...
March 20, 2014
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and respiratory illness is a major cause of death in Australia and is more common in farming communities. Read...
March 20, 2014
Asthma
Asthma is a lung condition which causes the air passages (bronchi) of the lungs to become inflamed and narrow, making it hard to breathe. Read more...
March 20, 2014
Aspergillosis
Asperigillosis is an infection or allergic reaction caused by the Aspergillus fungus which commonly grows on rotting vegetation. Read more...
March 20, 2014
Farmer's fever - Organic Toxic Dust Syndrome (ODTS)
Farmer's fever, also called organic dust toxic syndrome (ODTS), is caused by breathing in dust which contains moulds from spoiled plant materials. Read more...
March 20, 2014
Hay fever
Hay fever is an allergic reaction to environmental allergens. It is very common and often occurs during spring. Read more...
March 19, 2014
Ski for Life 2014
Adrian and Alison attended the Ski for Life event March 5-7, in South Australia. 
March 5, 2014
Agricultural Health and Medicine 2014
Our fifth year offering Agricultural Health and Medicine to students from all around the country, and again we welcome the next generation of rural and...
March 3, 2014
VFF sets rural agenda for 2014 State Election
The VFF is calling for $500,000 to fund the National Centre for Farmer Health View full details of the VFF media release »
January 13, 2014