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9.11 Firefighters Have an Increased Risk for Cancer

submitted by: admin on 05/08/2015
Male firefighters exposed to toxic dust and smoke from the 9/11 disaster have a 19% increased risk for all types of cancer. They were exposed to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, and dioxins, all known carcinogens. This is important data because it now makes it possible for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to...

PTSD Treatment for Veterans

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
PTSD in the military is severely underappreciated and undertreated by the government. Many of our homeless are our vets who have untreated PTSD. PTSD is also very common in the US. By using a combination of psychotherapy with other modalities of treatment can be very effective.