Healthier Hearts for Firefighters in the News

An Ursinus Professor’s study promoting heart health for firefighters who carry heavy gear into fires was featured on page 3 of The Philadelphia Inquirer July 29. An earlier story in the Pottstown Mercury was picked up by Associated Press and ran in some 30 news outlets around the country, including San Francisco, Connecticut, Charlotte, N.C., Kansas City and Sacramento. Professor Deborah Feairheller runs the HEART (Hypertension and Endothelial function with Aerobic and Resistance Training) Lab at Ursinus, which studies lifestyle effects on heart disease. Read the story in The Mercury.