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    In Memory of Mike Guttenberg
    Journal of Emergency Medical Services | October 17, 2017
    It is with great sadness that I share news of the loss of Dr. Michael Guttenberg, Northwell Health’s medical director of clinical preparedness and our Center for Emergency Medical Services (CEMS), who died this morning after a lengthy battle…

    Hero 9/11 EMT denied disability pension because of his weight
    NY Post | October 16, 2017
    The city’s largest pension board is refusing to grant a disability pension to a 291-pound worker who developed asthma after the cleanup effort at Ground Zero, saying his weight was the chief cause of his illness.


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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 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.


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