Limit fire service instructors’ exposures per month to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

New research published in Experimental Physiology suggests that fire service instructors are at increased risk of cardiovascular diseases due to higher levels of inflammation in their blood, and so their exposure should be limited to nine exposures per month. While training firefighters, fire service instructors experience core temperature increases to over 38°C when demonstrating scenarios to firefighters. Fire service instructors […]

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Bill aims to limit nicotine in E-cigarette products

(HealthDay)—A bill to limit the amount of nicotine in electronic cigarette products was introduced Monday by U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi in a bid “to make them significantly less addictive and appealing to youth.” The bill would restrict nicotine content to a maximum of 20 mg/mL, which matches regulations in the European Union, and would give the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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