Working toward implementing the above items are realistic steps to take to reduce receiving a cancer diagnosis and to live the healthiest life possible.
What if we find that our bunker gear not only has PFAS chemicals in it but they can affect us and we have been doing nothing about it?
Public concerns about PFAS chemicals in the environment have grown exponentially in the past few years.
These particular PFAS have been linked to thyroid disease, hypertension, immunosuppression, kidney cancer, and testicular cancer.
The smoke we are exposed to needs to be our number one adversary, not the fire.
FCSN’s Keith Tyson examines the increasing rate of cancer in firefighters and offers strategies to reduce firefighters’ exposure to carcinogens.