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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

November 29, 2016

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/ :

November 17, 2016SILive.comNames of Staten Island’s 9/11 first responders coming to memorial
By next Sept. 11, the names of Staten Island first responders who died in the weeks, months and years after the attacks will be etched into a stone memorial overlooking New York Harbor, alongside a towering memorial for those…

November 16, 2016
FOX5NY9/11 workers ask for coverage under Zadroga Act
Some rescue workers at Ground Zero are pushing to expand the types of medical conditions covered under the World Trade Center treatment program.

November 15, 2016
News12 Long IslandDoctors release study linking WTC dust to nerve damage
Doctors at Winthrop University Hospital say they have definitive proof that first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks acquired a nerve disease from the neurotoxins they were exposed to at Ground Zero.

November 15, 2016
Yale Daily NewsResearchers distinguish types of PTSD for treatment
Fifteen years after 9/11, a new Yale study may help scientists develop treatments for first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

November 15, 2016CBS NYStudy Links Neuropathy To Dust >From World Trade Center Debris
Doctors on Long Island said Tuesday that they have linked yet another illness to World Trade Center dust.

November 14, 2016
NewsdayWTC dust caused first responders’ nerve damage, study finds
First responders who worked on the dusty, smoldering pile of debris in the aftermath of the Twin Towers’ collapse 15 years ago have begun showing signs of debilitating nerve damage, a team of Long Island doctors has found for…