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      Senaors Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire are calling for uniforms to be replaced after the NBC10 Boston Investigators reported on potential carcinogens in gear, PFO has been linked to certain kinds of cancers in some recent studies.  Read more here.

      Firefighters across the country may be facing an increased risk to cancer, with potentially carcinogenic compounds used in firefighting gear and their uniforms.  Recently a test was conducted a nuclear chemist at the University of Notre Dame that shows that certain chemicals used have shown an increased risk to firefighters including prostate cancer.  Read more here.

      Jon Stewart joins 9/11 First Responders from FDNY to bring attention to the legislation that is set to expire in 2020 that provides funding for those those members who were exposed to toxins at the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001.  For more information on this story please click here.

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