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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

May 9, 2014

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.

An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

May 6, 2014 — Newsday — Police memorial adds 20 names; 13 are 9/11-related
The names of police officers who died from ground zero-related illnesses now outnumber the 60 killed in the 9/11 attacks engraved on the New York State Police Officers’ Memorial in Albany.

May 2, 2014 — Downtown Post NYC — COMMITTEE OF ELECTED OFFICIALS, RESIDENTS AND LABOR LEADERS PLANNING A 9/11 MONUMENT TO FIRST RESPONDERS AND SURVIVORS
The people who died on 9/11 have not been forgotten. Their names are engraved around the memorial pools on the footprints of the Twin Towers where they died.

May 2, 2014 — News 12 Long Island — 9/11 first responder, ex-NYC police officer Daniel O’Shea seeks kidney donor due to degenerative disease
A Sept. 11 first responder and former New York City police officer from Floral Park is suffering from a rare kidney disease and looking for a donor.

April 29, 2014 — DNAinfo New York — 9/11 Responder Gets Gift of Hearing Thanks to Good Samaritan Doctor
Dan Moynihan was making deliveries when American Airlines Flight 11 hit the World Trade Center’s North Tower.

April 25, 2014 — NYCOSH — Are We Prepared for the Next 9/11?
Three years after the signing of 9/11 Health Benefits, new NYCOSH Report Cites Faulty Emergency Response and Calls for Major Changes

April 22, 2014 — Newsday — Four more cancers added to list covered under Zadroga Act
Four more cancers were formally, and finally, added to the list of those covered under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Monday.

April 20, 2014 — NY Post — Wall Street traders want 9/11 money
A wave of Wall Street stock­brokers and traders are coming down with cancers blamed on the toxic dust and smoke of 9/11.

April 18, 2014 — EHS Today — Report Says Government Inaction Following 9/11 Contributed to Worker and Resident Illnesses
A worker advocacy group is claiming government officials ignored or glossed over health hazards following 9/11 and that thousands are ill or dying as a result.