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9/11 First Responders Forced to Fight for Healthcare Funds – Again

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Firefighters Who Arrived Early, Spent More Time at Ground Zero on 9/11 Have Higher Risk of Developing Heart Problems

Firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks seem to have a modestly higher risk of developing heart problems than those who came later...

Politicians Who Exploited First Responders for Political Gain Abandon Them in Time of Need

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel. Jon Stewart,...

FealGood Foundation: Pass this bill now

UPDATED:Mar 1, 2019 — Thanks to support from people like you, this week I was part of something incredible. On Monday I stood by senators Gillibrand, Maloney, Gardner, Schumer, and Nadler as...

Cancers Rise 40% Among 9-11 First Responders

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Head and neck cancers among a group of first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks are significantly higher than expected, a new study says. Rutgers...

Keep Victims Compensation Fund going for 9/11-illness sufferers

More than 130,000 people have signed a Change.org petition to extend the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, which provides financial assistance to those suffering from illnesses caused by Ground Zero contaminants. The petition was put together...

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