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Occupational medicine


Where you work can affect your health. Occupational medicine doctors work with employers to promote the health and productivity of workers. They also work with employees to prevent or manage injuries and illnesses.




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Source: American Board of Specialties; American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

First published: 08/01/2004
Last updated: 05/12/2010

Reviewed by: Patrick Tarnowski, director of operations, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute