NIOSH Director Denies Sixth Petition to Add Autoimmune Diseases to WTC List
OH&S | February 24, 2017
Dr. John Howard, administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program and director of NIOSH, has denied a petition seeking to have autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, added to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions.
Firefighters and cancer: Is a risky job even riskier?
Washington Post | February 24, 2017
Sitting before the D.C. Council in a crisp blue dress shirt, Lt. Preston L. Williams Jr. recounted the day he was first diagnosed with the cancer that was slowly killing him.
9/11 Health Watch Honors Congressional Sponsors of Law Providing Aid to World Trade Center Responders & Survivors
Press Release | October 21, 2016
Below is the press release issued by 911 Health Watch about our event on Tuesday night honoring U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer and Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler, and Peter King – the five original cosponsors of the … Continue reading
‘Never Forget’: Mainers make aid to 9/11 responders their mission
Forecaster | September 6, 2016
Kevin Hogan remembers right where he was on Sept. 11, 2001.
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.
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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