Studying respiratory illness in dairy workers

Studying respiratory illness in dairy workers

Dairy workers are at a heightened risk of developing respiratory ailments, and a group of Colorado State University researchers is using a federal grant of nearly $1 million to help find ways to protect their heath.

DAIRY workers are at a heightened risk of developing respiratory ailments because of particles inhaled on the job, and a group of Colorado State University researchers is using a federal grant of nearly $1 million to help find ways to protect their heath.

Colorado's dairy industry grew by about 20% between 2007 and 2012, when the state's 131,000 milk cows produced more than 3.2 billion lb. of milk, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. T

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