News & Updates

December 10, 2017 -- InsiderNJ -- The Lingering WTC Legacy We Ignore
For years we vowed “to never forget” our 9/11 first responders and yet, more than sixteen years later, there’s some strong circumstantial evidence that’s just what has happened.

December 7, 2017 -- Stony Brook University -- Stony Brook Expands WTC Health Program to Commack
First responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Stony Brook Medicine staff and community members gathered on November 28 for the grand opening of the new World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Long Island Clinical Center of Excellence…

December 7, 2017 -- Hill -- Forgotten victims of 9/11 are developing cancer at alarming rates
Soon after the 9/11 attacks, survivors returned to downtown Manhattan. The air didn’t look right, it didn’t smell right, and it didn’t feel right, but the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it was safe.

December 6, 2017 -- WPIX -- Exclusive: 9/11 First responder battling cancer receives wheelchair
Sal Turturici was an EMT on September 11th, 2001.

December 4, 2017 -- Chief -- WTC Health-Program Head Concerned About Pension Turndowns
The disclosure that the city and state retirement systems are rejecting more 9/11 disability claims than they are approving has the top doctor with the World Trade Center Health Program concerned about the stress placed on his patients who…

December 2, 2017 -- NY Daily News -- Labor Department denies ex-OSHA inspector workers’ compensation as other agencies accept his 9/11 illness
A former inspector for the federal government now diagnosed with a terminal 9/11 illness is battling with the Labor Department for his workers’ compensation benefit.

November 28, 2017 -- News 12 -- One-stop clinic for 9/11 first responders opens in Commack
The Stony Brook WTC Wellness Program celebrated the opening of a new one-stop clinic for Sept. 11 first responders on Tuesday.

November 28, 2017 -- workcompcentral -- Town, Firefighter Disagree on Who Would Cover Medical Benefits for 9/11-Linked Claim
At issue in a town’s dispute with a firefighter over a 9/11-linked workers’; compensation claim is who would be responsible for medical payments, reports.

November 28, 2017 -- Fox 5 -- 9/11 responder fights for disability benefits
The pictures hanging on his wall show the story of a hero.

November 28, 2017 -- amNY -- NYPD expanding 9/11 memorial wall for officer deaths attributed to related illnesses
The NYPD’s Hall of Heroes in Manhattan will add a new memorial tablet for a steadily climbing list of police officers who have died from illnesses attributed to their work after the Sept. 11 attacks, officials said.

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