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Firefighter Behavioral Health — A Five Alarm Fire

You are likely reading this after the year 2020 has concluded and I’m sure you would agree with me that we would really like a do-over.  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our response operations, log... Read More...

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Crossword Puzzler

DOWNLOAD CROSSWORD PDF ACROSS 3 Building _____ may be the most important component to the pre-planning of a hostile incident 7 Among Public Safety Divers the most commonly report... Read More...

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Firefighting Foam and Cancer

Recently filed lawsuits suggest that carcinogens contained within the commonly used aqueous film-forming foams (also known as “AFFF”) may be a cause of heightened levels of cancer within the firefigh... Read More...

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Changes to Be Celebrated

The most rewarding aspect of my job is when the light bulb goes off for someone and they make changes that improve the quality of their lives. This issue I want to highlight James M. Segroves, Planni... Read More...

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Crossword Puzzler

DOWNLOAD PUZZLE PDF ACROSS 5 Unlike water this metered utility shuts off in a clockwise rotation 7 This placard color indicates Explosives 9 As COVID has rapidly evolved, ... Read More...

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Changes to Be Celebrated

The most rewarding aspect of my job is when the light bulb goes off for someone and they make changes that improve the quality of their lives. Marshall Morehead from Walterboro City Fire is one of th... Read More...

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Shake Away Stress with Tension and Trauma Release Exercises

I loved being a paramedic and spent 30 years serving in emergency services. What I didn’t count on was the nightmares, depression, anxiety and panic attacks. Read More...

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Body Mass Index (BMI) Why is it important?

The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight go far beyond improved energy and smaller clothing sizes. By losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, you are also likely to enjoy these quality-of-... Read More...

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Beaches® Turks and Caicos Getaways For Every Mood

Escape to a paradise with five villages in one magnificent resort designed for families to reconnect. Boasting the architecture and ambience of the Caribbean, Italy, Key West and France, Beaches Tu... Read More...

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Strength - Endurance - Nutrition

These are three terms that are not exclusive to elite athletes, but often are ones that only get used in a sports setting. They are terms that can and should be used to describe what each one of us s... Read More...

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FBHA: Takin’ It to the Streets

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) has been traveling across the U.S. and Canada for over seven years. We have met thousands upon thousands of EMS and firefighter brothers and sisters. We ... Read More...

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Paleo vs. Keto Diet

As I travel around testing firefighters, EMS, and police, it is very common to discuss dietary habits and changes annually. Two of the hottest diet trends are the Paleo and Keto Diet. Read More...

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Beaches® Negril Where The Whole Family Can Go to Relax and Reconnect

For first-responders seeking the ultimate getaway, Beaches® Resorts, boasting three unique locations across Jamaica and Turks and Caicos, is the perfect paradise for everyone to unwind. Read More...

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Faith, Hope, Love

While on vacation with my family the week of July 4th, I thought of how truly blessed I am — as I often do — and how drastically my life has changed over the last four years, for the positive. Howeve... Read More...

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Fitness as It Relates to Firefighter Injuries

Take a minute to review the two abstracts below. Body mass index as a predictor of firefighter injury and workers’ compensation claims. Kuehl KS1, Kisbu-Sakarya Y, Elliot DL, Moe EL, D... Read More...

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