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    More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders
    U.S. News and World Report | April 17, 2015
    Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers who came to the rescue at the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001, have some of the same chronic health problems that their colleagues…

    Health problems are common among 9/11 medical crews
    USA Today | April 16, 2015
    Emergency medical service workers who went to Ground Zero after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001 have suffered from an usually high number of health problems, a new study shows.

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Why We Need 9/11 Health Watch

It took years to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2010 but the struggle to ensure the proper and continued long-term commitment to the health and well-being of 9/11 responders, survivors, and their families endures.

We monitor programs created by the law and are ready to address any lapses in delivery of services and, if necessary, suggest changes to better serve you, our community of heroes, survivors, and their families.

9/11 Health Watch was created to ensure we will never forget.

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    Posted by Administrator | March 27, 2015
    A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND By: Noah Kushlefsky, Partner, Kreindler & Kreindler LLP The Zadroga Act’s reopened September 11 Victim Compensation Fund provides a measure of financial relief and security … Continue reading

    When 9/11 arrives, remember the living
    Posted by Administrator | August 31, 2014
    When 9/11 arrives, remember the living Thousands still suffer BY Richard Alles, James Slevin Alles is national legislative director with the Uniformed Fire Officers Association. Slevin is vice president of the Uniformed Firefighters Association. Both are members of the 9/11 … Continue reading

    Peter King is My Hero
    Posted by John Feal, 9/11 Survivor and Advocate | April 13, 2013
    I am glad to see that The New York Times Magazine article, “Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Scandal Playbook,” written by Jonathan Van Meter and published on April 10, 2013, has attempted to correct the scandalous falsehood the magazine had … Continue reading