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Gear treated with ‘forever chemicals’ poses risk to firefighters

Firefighters face occupational hazards on a daily basis. Now, new research shows they face additional risk just by gearing up. Fabric used for firefighter turnout gear tested...

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Firefighters and PFAS: Occupational Heath and Environmental Health

Prof. Graham Peaslee from the Notre Dame Department of Physics discusses his recent research on PFAS, their impact on the body and the environment. A group of chemicals, Per- and...

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Fighting to Protect the Brave

Diane Cotter knew cancer was a risk of her husband’s job. Paul had been a firefighter for 27 years, and they had been advised of not only the safety risks, but also the health...

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