Health Effects

Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, bill to help responders, may die

BY Michael Mcauliff DAILY NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU July 28, 2010 NewYorkDailyNews.com" WASHINGTON - The House votes Wednesday or Thursday for the first time ever on a bill to care for the heroes and victims of Sept. 11,...

Local pols push 9/11 health care bill through committee

By Meghan Neal Downtown Express - Volume 23, Number 3 | The Newspaper of Lower Manhattan | May 28 - June 3, 2010 U.S. Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney and Jerry Nadler gathered...

Just Like 9/11? Oil Spill Responders Are Getting Sick … But Are Being Told They Don’t Need Any Safety Gear

George mentions here that McClatchy News is reporting on this. In fact, McClatchy is now reporting fairly extensively on the Gulf oil 'volcano' (though they're still calling it a "spill") and don't seem to be holding back on the underlying fact that in this case, again, corporations are controlling the government ("BP withholds oil spill facts

NYT ‘Bent Over Backwards’ to Deny Ground Zero Health Risks It Now Reports

April 8, 2010 by Julie Hollar FAIR Blog As yet another study is released documenting the damaging health effects of breathing in toxic Ground Zero dust, it's good to see corporate media outlets taking it seriously....

Aftermath of 9/11: Study Shows Firefighters’ Breathing Problems Never Went Away

Study Finds Rescue Workers from Sept. 11 Had Lung Problems Seven Years Later By Lauren Cox, ABC News Medical Unit April 7, 2010 ABCNews.go.com More than seven years after the terrorist...

Judge Rejects 9/11 Health Settlement

Orders Renegotiation of Settlement for People Sickened by Dust from World Trade Center; Says $657M Insufficient March 19, 2010 CBSNews.com A federal judge on Friday rejected a legal settlement of more than a half-billion ...

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