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To Our Minnesota Fire Service Sisters and Brothers

To Our Minnesota Fire Service Sisters and Brothers: Everyone at MnFIRE joins the entire state as we mourn...
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Cardiovascular health in the fire service

Contributed by Nicholas E. Blonien, DO February is American Hearth Month – a time when people are encouraged...
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Firefighter Cancer Awareness & Prevention

Cancer is unfortunately now the leading cause of death among firefighters nationwide. Although this subject is certainly crucial...
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How your brain-gut connection can help fuel your mental well-being

While nutrition alone can’t solve the complexities of a mental health condition, a growing body of research is...
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Learn how to shift your thinking patterns to reduce stress and anxiety

When you’re going through something stressful or feeling anxious, negative thoughts can make difficult situations and feelings even...
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7 ways you can help stop stigma

Mental health conditions affect people of all ages, backgrounds and lifestyles in all kinds of ways. In fact,...
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5 Ways to optimize your sleep

Contributed by Paul J. Anderson, M.D. Getting quality sleep is tough. Anticipation of a call at night is...
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Chris Parsons Memorial Fund

The entire Minnesota fire service mourns the loss of St. Paul Fire Captain Chris Parsons, who passed away...
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How firefighters can manage stress

Contributed by Paul J. Anderson, M.D. There is no way around it, firefighting is a stressful job. Physically,...
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