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Fact or Myth?

#1. Firefighting is dangerous because of the hazards they encounter. Myth

The greatest risk of death to a firefighter is death due to cardiovascular disease. The idea that a burning building or another hazardous incident is the most dangerous to a firefighter is a misconception, as 50% of on duty deaths occur because of CVD. 600 more words



Burst of red. Fall to the ground.

Bang in my head–nary a sound.

Dwindling soul, emotions lost–

Morning mist, after the frost.

Sound of sirens. There’s red and blue. 75 more words


Olive oil may help diseased heart muscle process and use fuel

In Australia, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death, with 43,946 deaths attributed to CVD in Australia in 2012. Despite improvements over the last few decades, it remains one of the biggest health burdens on the Australian economy. 237 more words

Melbourne Nutritionist

Twitterature Review

It is now well established that the greatest risk for a firefighter is not going into a burning building, or even rescuing the little girls cat from the tree, but rather a health problem called Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). 680 more words


Autumn Seminar 2014 (post 2) - Dr Malcolm Kendrick video pt1 Ten Key Contradictions

Here, at last, is the video of Malcolm Kendrick’s first presentation: ten key contradictions that show why the cholesterol hypothesis is wrong.

This talk was originally recorded on 27th September 2014, 7:40pm at the Assembly Rooms Chichester, West Sussex, England in front of an audience of over 100 people. 21 more words

Food & Health Group

Heart Healthy

Have you looked at the environment
To see if it can be
Altered in any kind of way
To be more heart healthy

A place that will encourage growth… 101 more words