HEALTH

Firefighters are aware of the statistics linking firefighter deaths to preventable diseases and illnesses caused by unhealthy lifestyles. One of the leading causes of firefighter deaths is heart attacks. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Bringing answers to the modern firefighter’s burning health questions, we aim to help firefighters identify and put into practice better health choices to increase your chances at a healthier wellbeing with disease and illness free careers and retirements.

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Why Men Get Night Sweats

Night sweats are very common and most often the cause is not serious. Several large studies have found that anywhere from 30% to 40% of the general population report at least occasional night sweats.

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Firefighter Safety and the Importance of Decon

Over the years there have been many advancements in terms of firefighter PPE.  These advancements answered specific problems that firefighters face, mostly to protect against thermal injuries and for airway protection.  Firefighters identified a problem and when ingenuity or technology provided an answer, safety was enhanced and fireground activities became more effective.

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Learning How To Say No

Is there a reason why you are filling every hour of every day with something? Just because you technically have time for something doesn’t mean you should take it on, and just because you’ve been asked, doesn’t mean you have to say yes.

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