Investigators have removed parts of a transmission tower to examine more closely
Above: The Cottonwood Fire west of Chadron, Nebraska, July 18, 2012. Photo by Bill Gabbert. The article below was written and published by the U.S. Forest Service. It seems ironic that much of the smoke described comes from fires being fought or “managed” on the agency’s lands, but this article does not address what is … Continue reading “Forest Service: wildfire smoke is “bad for your health””
Nine of them were monitored by University of Idaho researchers
One was on the Miles Fire in Oregon and the other was on the Ferguson Fire in California
Depending on the type of work performed and the number of years of exposure, the increased risk can be 22 to 39 percent.
At the top of the article: USFS photo. The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of waste? New research suggests it has to do with sleep. In … Continue reading “The brain needs sleep to perform nightly maintenance — for firefighters and everyone else”