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Latest Health effects arising from the September 11 attacks Stories

2015-04-09 23:04:03

A 9/11 hero who worked as a special agent for the ATF has died as a result of cancer he developed following his work at New York City’s Ground Zero following the 2001 Terrorist Attacks.

2015-03-18 23:01:17

Parker Waichman LLP Counsel, Jeffrey Goldberg, has successfully helped a Ground Zero officer receive disability pension for fibromyalgia, which she developed after working over 300 hours at the

2015-02-20 23:00:39

A retired police officer who developed fibromyalgia, asthma, chronic fatigue syndrome, and other conditions after working at Ground Zero is to receive enhanced disability pension after a five-year

2014-10-14 23:01:04

The deadline to register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) is Tuesday, October 14, 2014 for claimants who were diagnosed with an eligible cancer on or before October 12, 2012.

2014-10-09 23:01:35

World Trade Center (WTC) rescue workers and survivors who were diagnosed with an eligible cancer on or before October 12, 2012 face a deadline of October 14, 2014 to register for the September

2014-09-12 23:03:40

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act would extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund for another 25 years,

2014-08-28 23:07:35

A report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) supports the decision to add cancers to the list of illnesses covered by the World Trade Center Health program.

2014-08-15 23:02:51

The total number of responders who have been diagnosed with cancer in the years since the 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks now exceeds 2,500. Port Washignton,

2014-07-02 23:01:03

Since its inception, the World Trade Center Program has broadened to expand the dangerous illnesses associated with the toxic cloud present at the site of the September 11th terrorist attacks.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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