News & Updates


June 15, 2018 -- NCBI -- Behavior problems in adolescence and subsequent mental health in early adulthood: results from the World Trade Center Health Registry Cohort
The present study examined the association between 9/11-related adolescent behavioral problems on mental health outcomes in early adulthood.

June 15, 2018 -- Fox 5 -- Memorial service honors FBI agent who died from cancer as a result from work during Sept. 11 attack
The Sept. 11 attacks is a day that is still etched in many people’s memories. Thousands of people died that day, including many first responders.

June 14, 2018 -- Yuh-Line Niou -- Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou Passes 9/11 Health Bill
This week, Assembly Bill A10499 (Niou), which assists individuals who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery or clean-up operations, passed the Assembly.

June 14, 2018 -- Daily Gazette -- Editorial: 9-11 attacks continue to claim lives
Long-term illnesses from exposure to toxins at Ground Zero still destroying lives

June 13, 2018 -- NCBI -- Alcohol and Drug-Related Mortality among Enrollees in the World Trade Center Health Registry (WTCHR), 2004-12.
Have World Trade Center Health Registry (WTCHR) enrollees experienced increased alcohol and drug-related mortality associated with exposures to the events of 9/11/01?

June 13, 2018 -- Post-Star -- BLOG: Another good officer taken too soon
It’s been a tough few years for the local law enforcement community, as several well-known and well-liked officers died way too early….

June 12, 2018 -- Buffalo News -- 11 years after trooper’s death, Lockport widow seeking 9/11 compensation
Trooper Lawrence W. Lakeman was among as many as 4,000 members of the New York State Police who were sent to Lower Manhattan in the wake of the al-Qaida attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

June 11, 2018 -- officer.com -- Retired New York Trooper Dies From Exposure to Ground Zero Fumes
Retired New York State Police Sgt. Charles Salaway died Saturday from cancer caused by exposure to the noxious fumes from the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

June 10, 2018 -- WABC -- Plaque honors FDNY’s Ray Pfeifer, who fought for 9/11 benefits
Ray Pfeifer of the FDNY spent decades as a firefighter, then six months at the World Trade Center. He was diagnosed with a 9/11 related cancer.

June 6, 2018 -- Sun -- The 9/11 cancer that’s already killed 2,000 heroes – and the death toll is set to overtake those that died on the day
After the dust settled at Ground Zero, thousands of those first on the scene were left facing an even more terrifying prospect – hideous cancers, caused by the toxic fumes breathed in on the day


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