41 minutes | May 3, 2021

Pre-Screen to Intervene: A Proactive Approach to Firefighter Health and Survival

ABOUT THIS EPISODE:Understand how preventative measures and regular monitoring can help reduce occupational health concerns like cancer and cardiovascular disease with Todd LeDuc, Chief Strategy Officer of LifeScan Wellness Centers, and Rob Brown, Physicians Assistant and founder of the New York Firefighters Heart & Lung Institute, who are helping firefighters gain access to regular health check-ups and spread awareness about early detection. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN:Why You Should Schedule Regular Monitoring of Your HealthHow to Take Precaution Even When You're Asymptomatic Why It's Important for Doctors to Translate Science to Firefighter Speak The Importance of an Annual Preventative ExamHow COVID-19 Can Have an Impact on Your Cardiovascular HealthHow to Access Preventative Monitoring ResourcesABOUT OUR GUESTS:Todd J. LeDuc, MS, CFO, FIFirE, retired after nearly 30 years as an Assistant Fire Chief of Broward County, Florida, an internationally accredited career metro department. He serves as a Chief Strategy Officer for LifeScan Wellness Centers, a national provider of comprehensive physicals and early detection exams. For over a decade, he has served as a member of the International Association of Fire Chief’s Safety, Health & Survival Section and is currently the Secretary of that section. LeDuc is also the editor of Surviving the Fire Service (Fire Engineering Books) and serves on numerous advisory boards and publications.   Rob Brown began his fire service career in 1992 with the Glenwood Fire Department in Long Island, NY. He currently serves as a Lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department and has been an active member since 1996. FDNY Lieutenant Rob Brown, who is also a Physicians Assistant, and the founder of the New York Firefighters Heart & Lung Institute, has also previously written for Firehouse Magazine, WNYF Magazine, and continues to speak about firefighter health & safety issues on a national level.  Learn more about Fire-Dex products and services by visiting, www.firedex.comJoin the Conversation by Following Us at:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FireDexTwitter: https://twitter.com/firedexInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/firedexgear/
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