Latest Health effects arising from the September 11 attacks Stories
The World Trade Center disaster exposed nearly half a million people to hazardous chemicals, environmental toxins, and traumatic events.
The American Journal of Industrial Medicine recently published a study showing that World Trade Center (WTC) responders suffer from asthma at more than twice the rate of the general U.S. population as a result of their exposure to the toxic dust from the collapse of the WTC towers in 2001.
In the first study using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to evaluate cardiovascular risk in World Trade Center (WTC) first responders, researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that the responders who experienced high levels of exposure to the initial dust cloud on September 11, 2001, demonstrate high-risk features of atherosclerosis (plaque in arteries).
Hazards of World Trade Center dust may affect first responders, trade center workers for many years to come. (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 The Mesothelioma
WTC lawyers for the client who gave his name to the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
Nearly ten years after The United States' darkest day in history, rescuers who were exposed to toxic dust and smoke from the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 have a 19 percent higher risk of getting cancer of all kinds than colleagues who were not exposed.
Committee Chair Urged to Consider Nation's Health; Congress's Focus on Polluter's Profits Over Improvements to Public Health "Inconceivable" WASHINGTON, Feb.
Reported asthma in 9/11 responders 2X greater than general population.
First responders who were exposed to caustic dust and toxic pollutants following the 2001 World Trade Center (WTC) terrorist attacks suffer from asthma at more than twice the rate of the general U.S. population.
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 70 percent of the rescue workers who picked through the toxic debris of the World Trade Center after the September 11 attacks suffered respiratory problems, a study released on Tuesday said.