NVFC Expands Heart-Healthy Program

May 2007
Fire Chief;May2007, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p11
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The article reports on the collaboration between the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) and Merck/Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals in developing a medical program entitled "Sounding the Alarm for High Cholesterol," in the U.S. The program serves as a warning signal among firefighters to the cholesterol high risks and its role in heart disease. The program is the extension of the Hear-Healthy Firefighter Program which aims to prevent heart attack among firefighters and emergency personnel.


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