Health Effects

Number of Ground Zero responders with 9/11-linked cancers hits 3,700

Originally published at the NYPost by Susan Edelman on 8/9/15 The rising toll of Ground Zero responders and others afflicted with 9/11-linked cancers has hit 3,700. The staggering tally of those suffering cancers certified by the...

Every state has people suffering from 9/11 illnesses

Originally published at The NY Daily News by Thomas Tracy on 7/20/15 It's no longer just New York’s problem. Every state in the nation now has someone suffering from cancer or other illnesses related to the...

Jon Stewart Wanted Names Of 9/11 Bill Opponents. Here They Are.

WASHINGTON -- With the health treatment program for 9/11 responders set to expire this fall and Congress moving slowly to reauthorize it, Jon Stewart demanded to know on his show Wednesday night who is...

Zadroga fund payouts to 9/11 responders gain speed

Originally published at Newsday by Ridgely Ochs on 12/27/14 Nell McCarthy, the deputy special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, pointed to two boxes. One contained files about 2 inches thick; the other,...

Lawyers ‘overbilled’ for 9/11 settlements of sick workers

In a greedy grab for blood money, a law firm representing sick and dying Ground Zero workers overbilled its legal partner by $36 million in expenses, newly released court papers allege. The shocking charges call...

9/11 First Responder: ‘Invisible Diseases’ Are Killing Us

Thirteen years after the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York City, thousands of first responders continue to struggle with health problems, some which are just being diagnosed. Respiratory illnesses like asthma and sinusitis are...

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