If we focus on the "little things" when it comes to firefighter health, our overall outcomes tend to improve. Todd LeDuc examines the financial impact of early detection programs when it comes to first responder health.
Understanding the complex interplay of factors involved in firefighter cardiac deaths is the key to preventing them, writes Todd LeDuc.
Every member of the fire service must make their own health a priority with regard to early detection of preventable occupational health risks.
We don’t yet know what we don’t know about this virus. Todd LeDuc, Dr. Sara Jahnke, and Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell say firefighters ought to be monitoring their exposures to COVID-19.
For the sake of both our firefighters' health and the financial toll on our organizations, it pays for departments to have an early-stage cancer screening program, says Todd LeDuc.
Todd LeDuc and Dr. Sarah Jahnke argue that now is the time for a national discussion about a medical monitoring system for first responders and health care providers.
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.
At the close of the year (and the decade), Todd LeDuc pauses to look back on the threats facing firefighters.
Todd LeDuc offers a resource for firefighters wishing to improve their wellness by way of diet.