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Auto-Immune Disease New Post-9/11 Concern

Chief Leader – March 31, 2015 by SARAH DORSEY Emergency workers who responded to the Sept. 11 attacks have a new ailment to watch out for: autoimmune diseases like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. A new study looking at firefighters and Emergency Medical Service workers found that the longer a person spent at the Trade Center […]

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Two Bodies Pulled Out of Rubble of NYC Explosion

The Wall Street Journal – March 30, 2015 by Pervaiz Shallwani and Melanie Grayce West Investigators found two bodies Sunday in the rubble of Thursday’s explosion and fire in Manhattan’s East Village, according to the New York Police Department. The bodies were taken to the medical examiner’s office as the investigation into the exact cause […]

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Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Kelly Ayotte Push for 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Extension

NY Daily News – March 26, 2015 by Dan Friedman New Hampshire Republican Kelly Ayotte will join Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in offering a measure urging extension of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The act, aiding former Ground Zero workers in honor of James Zadroga, expires next year. The senators’ proposal is a nonbinding […]

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How Fatal Flames Change Firefighters

NY Daily News – March 25, 2015 by Dennis Smith As the city mourns the unspeakable loss of seven children to a fire in their Brooklyn home, I hope we also pause to think about the public servants who tried to rescue the boys and girls. “It’s difficult to find one child in a room […]

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World Trade Center to Host Charity Stair Run

AMNY – March 24, 2015 by IVAN PEREIRA New Yorkers looking to scale the city’s tallest building will have their chance in May — and for a good cause, too. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Captain Billy Burke Foundation, charities that help the families of 9/11 first responders and military veterans, announced […]

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The Bravest of Reforms

NY Post – March 24, 2015 by Post Editorial Board March 21, 2015 The FDNY got the call too late to save the seven children who perished in Saturday’s horrific fire in Midwood, Brooklyn. But it’s increasingly easy to imagine engines pulling up to the scene of a raging inferno — and having some of […]

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