Now is the time for firefighters to cultivate good habits to help relieve occupational stress, says Todd LeDuc.
We need to do a better job educating our firefighters and health care providers alike that routine monitoring of blood pressure is essential for firefighter survival.
Are you hoping that your luck will help you survive the fire service? Tony Carroll says it's better to plan when it comes to firefighter wellness.
Imagine the alarm if 59 firefighters died over the course of year during roof ops. But it's not operations that are killing our members--it's heart issues.
A report on findings of a study in which Philly firefighters participated and a link between work stress and surges in blood pressure was observed.
In this Webcast, Dr. Denise Smith, professor of Health and Human Physiological Sciences at Skidmore College and director of the First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory, examines firefighter cardiac health in detail and discusses prevention strategies to help minimize your risks.
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) reported on the death of a 73-year-old Maryland firefighter in late 2019.
Firefighters, as an occupation, have some of the highest rates of heart disease, heart attacks, and sudden cardiac death.
A Georgia firefighter has passed away after responding to a residential fire call, according to a report from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).
A fire chief on Long Island has passed away after responding to a call, according to a report from the U.S. Fire Administration.