Rob Brown. Fighting Firefighter Heart Attacks. COVID. Know the Risks, Options. Destigmatizing Decontamination. Frankie’s Delicious Vodka Sauce.

Content Warning: This episode contains graphic content. 

Welcome back to the hottest podcast in America, literally. Hosted by FDNY Hero and renowned advocate for firefighters, Rob Serra. 

We’re big sports fans here. The Superbowl was great and the playoffs were excellent as well. March Madness is right around the corner. And we’ve got a hot take for you. Firefighters are extreme athletes. Maybe the most extreme. From a cardiovascular perspective at least. No one else has to go from zero to 60 and back to zero again more than firefighters. And despite that they might be the worst prepared for it out of anybody. There’s always those guys that drink like they’re fish and eat like there’s no tomorrow. And sometimes they end up being right.

Rob’s guest this episode wants to change that. Rob Brown (@Fdnyheart) is a firefighter, a Physician Assistant and the founder of New York Firefighters Heart & Lung in 2002. He is also a Lieutenant with The New York City Fire Department and has been active since 1996. He has been in the Fire Service since 1992 starting out with the Glenwood Fire Department in Long Island, NY. He’s an author, an activist and he’s a helper. 

His organization has sponsored many different FDNY charities over the years donating more than $100,000 to FDNY charities. He sounds off on a lot of health-related issues, from cancer to COVID. You might not agree with everything he says, but it’s worth a listen and might give you a perspective you haven’t thought about yet. 

Never forget isn’t just a hashtag here. If you’re one of America’s Firefighters, a first responder, or the family or a friend of one, this is your new home. 

And speaking of home, Frankie is cooking up a delicious batch of vodka sauce to get your taste buds fired up. We’re hungry just thinking about it.

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