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August 17, 2018 -- lohud -- New Rochelle officer dies of 9/11-related illness: police
Officer Kathleen O’Connor died Thursday from a 9/11-related illness, the city’s police department announced today.

August 17, 2018 -- WECT -- 9/11 first responder in NC worries about toxic exposures: ‘You’re a ticking time bomb’
Chuck McLiverty, a retired detective with the New York Police Department, lives with skin allergies, a crushed hand, and painful memories…

August 17, 2018 -- Federal Register -- World Trade Center Health Program; Petition 019-Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
On May 17, 2018, the Administrator of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program received a petition (Petition 019) to add…

August 17, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- Reaching epidemic proportions: Another retired firefighter dies of a 9/11-related illness
Another firefighter has died from his time spent inhaling toxic fumes at Ground Zero.

August 16, 2018 -- Queens Chronicle -- Honoring a fallen 9/11 hero
Aug. 15 would have been Lt. Mario Bastidas and his wife Penelope’s 28th wedding anniversary.

August 14, 2018 -- NY Daily News -- ‘Hellboy’ star Ron Perlman’s brother-in-law says he has 9/11-related kidney disease
Actor Ron Perlman’s brother-in-law worked just three blocks away from the World Trade Center when the towers came down…

August 14, 2018 -- WABC -- Push to find organ donors for those sickened at ground zero after 9/11 attacks
Many types of cancer have been reported among the life-threatening illnesses that have attacked hundreds of thousands of people…

August 14, 2018 -- WABC -- Push to find organ donors for those sickened at ground zero after 9/11 attacks
Many types of cancer have been reported among the life-threatening illnesses that have attacked hundreds of thousands of people…

August 13, 2018 -- Daily Mail -- REVEALED: Nearly 10,000 people have suffered cancers linked to toxic dust from asbestos, jet fuel, cement and glass shards caused by 9/11
As many as 9,795 people were diagnosed with cancer linked to 9/11, the federal World Trade Center Health Program recently confirmed…

August 11, 2018 -- NY Post -- Nearly 10K people have gotten cancer from toxic 9/11 dust
The city is approaching a terrible milestone — nearly 10,000 people have suffered cancers linked to the toxic dust and smoke at Ground Zero, The Post has learned.


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