Occupational medicine
The field of medicine encompassing occupational disease, diseases due to factors in people's occupations. For example, lung disease in miners.

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occupational medicine n a branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and treatment of occupational diseases

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the branch of medicine that deals with the study, prevention, and treatment of workplace injuries and occupational diseases and with the promotion of optimal health and safety in the workplace.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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