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Tagged With: physical

Fighting More Than Fire: Firefighters Battling Cancer and Heart Attacks

Firefighters face a much higher risk of heart attacks when battling a blaze — up to 100 times the normal rate — and are more likely to be struck while performing less-strenuous tasks, like cleaning up debris from a fire. But heart attacks are not the only health threat plaguing firefighters — fire service personnel … Continue reading »

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Why I regret whistle-blowing (And Maybe You Should Too)

Whistle-blowers are usually motivated by a sense of social justice. It can be an act of free speech. It can also destroy your life — something that almost happened to me. Before I go there, let me just point out the most startling example of this in recent times. That is none other than US whistle-blower, Edward … Continue reading »

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