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Participants Needed for Volunteer Firefighter Health Study

Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in coordination with the National Volunteer Fire Council, are seeking volunteer firefighters to participate in a study on the health benefits to emergency responders and their families of using the Mediterranean Diet. Participants will have access to online tools and strategies for implementing healthier eating […]

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The Big ‘C’ Is Something No One Wants

As chief officers, we all recognize that firefighting is a high-risk occupation. We have a front-row seat into the risks of the profession, and gain impressions about these risks as our careers progress. Through training and education, we teach the next generation of firefighters to lessen their own risk by performing new or modified behaviors. […]

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When the Unthinkable Happens: Moving Forward After a Line of Duty Death

By Kevin D. Quinn, NVFC Chairman I recently attended two funerals for firefighters who died in the line of duty.  As with every tragedy when we lose a brother or sister, my heart went out to the family, department and community that now must deal with the loss and figure out how to carry on […]

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