Health Effects

9/11 Dust Cloud Likely Caused Widespread Pregnancy Complications

Originally published at Time by Sam Frizell on 8/13/14 The dust from the Twin Towers' collapse caused negative birth outcomes for mothers living near the World Trade Center, researchers say Expecting mothers who lived near the...

9/11 Museum exhibit casts doubt on link between health problems and toxic Ground Zero air

Originally published by the New York Daily News by Dan Friedman on 8/10/14 Committees representing 9/11 survivors and first responders are demanding the museum rewrite three of the panels in the ‘After 9/11’ exhibit because...

Number Of Ground Zero Cancer Cases Skyrocketing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been a dramatic increase in the number of 9/11 rescuers and responders with cancer in the past year, according to a published report. The New York Post says that Mount Sinai Hospital’s...

Research Update on Health Impacts of Dust from 9/11 Aftermath

Originally published by Erin Billups at NY1 on April 8, 2014 Last month, NY1 told viewers about another link discovered between the toxic dust many were exposed to in the aftermath of the September 11th...

Sept. 11 Health Fund Given Clearance to Cover Cancer

By Anemona Hartocollis NYTimes.com A federal health official's ruling has cleared the way for 50 different types of cancer to be added to the list of sicknesses covered by a $4.3 billion fund set...

Cancer Rates Triple Among 9/11 First Responders

By Erica Chang IBTimes A recent study has revealed that 297 of the 12,000 police officers who first responded to the 9/11 attacks have been diagnosed with cancer, triple the rate before the tragedy according...

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