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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

November 8, 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/ :

October 28, 2016
Beatrice Daily SunStudy links PTSD and cognitive impairments in veterans
New research published by the journal “Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring” confirms the connection between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cognitive impairment — in this case, among those who helped with search, rescue and cleanup efforts…

October 24, 2016WNBCYonkers Firefighter Dies From 9/11-Related Cancer
A Yonkers firefighter who rescued people on Sept. 11, 2001 has died.

October 22, 2016Mount SinaiMount Sinai Hosts WTC Health Program Symposium Examining Health of Responders and Survivors 15 Years After 9-11
Not only do World Trade Center responders and survivors continue to suffer elevated rates of airway conditions, cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), compared to the unexposed population, but illnesses such as autoimmune disorders…

October 15, 2016News12 New Jersey9/11 firefighter remembered in Sayreville
A piece of steel from the World Trade Center was dedicated in memory of a 9/11 firefighter on Saturday in Sayreville.

October 14, 2016NewsdayJon Stewart receives award for work on 9/11 first responder benefits
Comedian Jon Stewart was honored Friday night with a humanitarian award in Garden City, along with two first responders who fought for health benefits to treat 9/11-related illnesses.

October 13, 2016
Poughkeepsie JournalHundreds of police say goodbye to Stuewer in Poughkeepsie
A flag was methodically lifted off the silver casket and meticulously folded.

October 6, 2016PatchNY State Police Investigator Dies from Illness Caused By Work at 9/11 Ground Zero
The Dutchess County resident was with the State Police for 26 years.

October 3, 2016NJ.com9/11 Victim Compensation Fund begins payments to new group of claimants
New Jersey residents who were injured, sickened or whose loved ones suffered harm as a result of the 9/11 attacks will begin receiving new payments from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, the fund’s overseer said.