Posts tagged 9/11 Health
9/11 Victims Compensation Fund reauthorization passes the House, goes to Senate

“WASHINGTON – On Friday, the House of Representatives voted to reauthorize a fund that compensates victims of 9/11 and their families. The bill passed by a large margin in a 402-12 vote and now goes to the Senate. 11 Republicans and Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., were the only lawmakers to vote against it…”

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3 retired FDNY firefighters die within 48 hour period

“Retired FDNY Lt. Timothy O’Neill died April 5, and Firefighter Kevin Lennon on April 4, both from 9/11-related cancers, and retired Fire Marshal Michael Andreachi died within the same period…”

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Official Involved in Rebuilding World Trade Center Allegedly Took $17,000 in Bribes, Including Knicks and Mets World Series Tickets

“The bribes were in exchange for giving confidential information to a contractor and hiring unqualified people with family or personal ties as electricians…”

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9/11 Memorial Glade Opens to the Public

"Searching and digging at Ground Zero without being asked, without being told and without thinking about the consequences…”

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New 9/11 Memorial Glade opens Thursday; honors those sickened by Ground Zero toxins
Heart risk factors may predict lung damage in 9-11 responders

“(Reuters Health) - For firefighters who worked at "Ground Zero" around September 11, 2001, a group of heart-disease risk factors also predicted who was likely to develop World Trade Center-related lung injury years later, researchers say…”

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Fighting for his life, September 11 first-responder shares an important message

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- FDNY Firefighter Steven "Bubba" Pascale, of Westerleigh, is fighting for his life against stage 3 kidney cancer…

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