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By Dominique Ashen, Ph.D., CRNP
How you live your life today may determine whether or not you die in the line of duty. Exercise, diet and family history may have more to do with your risk of dying on a scene than what you do when responding to an incident.
The sobering fact is that heart disease causes nearly half of firefighter line of duty deaths, with the highest risk occurring during fire suppression. For 2012, the U.S. Fire Administration reported that of the 82 firefighters who died in the line of duty, 45 percent died of a cardiovascular event — more than any other cause of death. And of those cardiovascular events, heart attack was the most common. CLICK FOR MORE
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