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Firefighters make more medical calls than fires

Firefighters really are on the front line of the health care crisis. Check out this article in the NYT today.http://tinyurl.com/na4fcr

Firefighters see chronic western disease up close every shift

Firefighters see chronic western disease up close every shift

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As a firefighter for the Austin Fire Department, he helped people and saved lives. As a friend to other firefighters, he transformed the way Austin ’s Engine 2 firehouse ate in order to save a firefighting brother’s health. Now, as the author of The Engine 2 Diet, Rip is teaching people the irrefutable connection between what they put in their mouths and their ability to reach their ideal weight and their ideal health.

One Response to “Firefighters make more medical calls than fires”

  1. Carole says:

    Yes, and many of these calls point to a drastic need for people to focus on preventable, contollable disease through diet modification. Bariatric ambulance? We should not have to resource such a thing but…that is what our culture has driven us to.

    Really hard to be patient, sympathetic and “appropriate”.

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