TargetSolutions’ All-New Course Release Focuses on Firefighter Cancer Prevention

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TargetSolutions’ All-New Course Release Focuses on Firefighter Cancer Prevention

TargetSolutions’ all-new course, NFPA 1851: Cancer-Related Risks of Firefighting, raises awareness of leading causes of cancer in the fire service and instructs personnel on firefighter cancer prevention measures. Despite the inherent dangers that come with the job of fighting fires and saving lives from critical situations, cancer remains one of the leading causes of line-of-duty […]

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Mediterranean Diet Believed to Drastically Reduce Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

It’s been known for some time now that the Mediterranean diet offers a whole host of health benefits. The food mostly consists of whole-grain bread, vegetables, fruits, beans, and nuts with fish as the primary source of protein. The diet strays away from red meats and processed foods, and several studies in the past decade […]

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Calcium Supplements Potentially Increase Risk of Heart Disease

According to a recent study conducted by researchers from John Hopkins University, Indiana University, UCLA Medical Center, and other institutions, people who take calcium supplements may be at greater risk of heart disease. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study suggests that calcium supplements contribute to plaque build up in the […]

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Sudden Cardiac Deaths Amongst Firefighters

Doctor Denise Smith, a Professor of Health and Exercise Sciences at Skidmore College, details findings involving sudden cardiac deaths among firefighters to underscore the work-related factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease in the community. Doctor Smith asserts that those in the medical field who assess the fitness of firefighters may not understand the physiological and […]

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Including These Foods in Your Diet Can Help Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong

Check Out The Food Network‘s List of Eight Great Heart-Healthy Foods Include foods like salmon, spinach, chickpeas, sardines and wine in your diet to keep your heart healthy and strong

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