Report: 9/11 first responders show early memory problems
EMS1 | August 30, 2016
Experts said it sounds an alarm about the long-lasting impact of PTSD and depression on the brain
Unprecedented study explains the devastating impact 9/11 had on the physical and mental health of rescue teams
Daily Mail | August 29, 2016
An unprecedented study has explored the devastating impact the 9/11 attacks had on rescue workers’ brains.
Statement of 911 Health Watch on Sheila Birnbaum stepping down as Special Master of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)
Press Release | July 22, 2016
Statement of 911 Health Watch Inc. on Sheila Birnbaum stepping down as Special Master of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and Attorney General Loretta Lynch appointing Ms. Rupa Bhattacharyya, currently the Director, Torts Branch, Civil Division, United States Department … Continue reading
Statement by 911 Health Watch on the World Trade Center Administrator’s decision to not include on the list of conditions covered for treatment by the program Peripheral Neuropathy
Press Release | April 5, 2016
For Immediate Release from 9/11 Health Watch April 5th 2016 Statement by 911 Health Watch on the World Trade Center Administrator’s decision to not include on the list of conditions covered for treatment by the program Peripheral Neuropathy. “The World … Continue reading
Why We Need 9/11 Health Watch
It took years to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2010 and to renew it in 2015 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.
9/11 Health Watch monitors the 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.
A PRACTITIONERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE SEPTEMBER 11 VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND
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