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JBLM serves up fire safety in the kitchen | Article

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By Edward Chavez, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fire PreventionOctober 5, 2020

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association, is celebrating National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10. The theme this year is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.”According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Almost half (44%) of all reported home fires start in the kitchen. Two-thirds (66%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food and/or other cooking materials.“We know cooking fires can be prevented,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice-president of outreach and advocacy. “Staying in the kitchen, using a timer and avoiding distractions such as electronics or TV are steps everyone can take to keep families safe in their homes.”The JBLM Fire Prevention Office believes the most important action you can

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Garden Heights Recovery Publishes New Article That Highlights the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Among People Who Abuse Illicit Drugs

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Jersey City, New Jersey. Garden Heights Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center serving New Jersey and NYC commuters, has pulished a new article highlighting the risk of illicit drug use and the impact on the cardiovascular system. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the US. Every year, one in four deaths is caused by heart disease. In line with the upcoming American Heart Month this February, Garden Heights Recovery. reminded the public that heart disease can be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.

Garden Heights Recovery highlighted the increased risk of cardiovascular disease among people who abuse illicit substances.

Researchers have found that most drugs can have adverse cardiovascular effects. These effects can range from something mild like an abnormal heart rate to something serious like a heart attack.

Further, a lot of recreational users take illicit drugs

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