News & Updates


June 8, 2002 -- New York Times -- Victims’ Remains Found Near Ground Zero
In the week since a ceremony marked the end of the recovery effort at ground zero, Fire Department and construction crews have found the remains of about a dozen victims in nearby buildings damaged in the Sept. 11 attack. Continue reading

June 3, 2002 -- New York Times -- Ground Zero Diagnosis
In an emotional and dignified ceremony last Thursday, the city brought an end, at least symbolically, to the recovery effort at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. Continue reading

June 3, 2002 -- New York Times -- Ground Zero Diagnosis
In an emotional and dignified ceremony last Thursday, the city brought an end, at least symbolically, to the recovery effort at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. It won't be long before rebuilding begins, and that area of Manhattan will become one of the largest construction sites in the nation. Continue reading

May 29, 2002 -- New York Times -- More Drinking and Smoking in 9/11 Study
Manhattan residents drank more alcohol and smoked more tobacco and marijuana after the Sept. 11 attack, researchers say. Continue reading

May 29, 2002 -- New York Times -- More Drinking and Smoking in 9/11 Study
Manhattan residents drank more alcohol and smoked more tobacco and marijuana after the Sept. 11 attack, researchers say. The researchers, at the New York Academy of Medicine, surveyed nearly 1,000 residents in the two months after Sept. 11. Continue reading

May 19, 2002 -- New York Times -- Emotional Ups and Downs After 9/11 Traced in Report
Nearly 8 percent of New York City residents suffered from major depression in the days after the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center, but four months later, the figure had fallen to 3.5 percent, according to a study released today. Continue reading

May 19, 2002 -- New York Times -- Emotional Ups and Downs After 9/11 Traced in Report
Nearly 8 percent of New York City residents suffered from major depression in the days after the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center, but four months later, the figure had fallen to 3.5 percent, according to a study released today. Continue reading

May 18, 2002 -- New York Times -- Free Checkups for Ground Zero Workers
The occupational health center of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan will begin offering free health examinations this summer -- at federal government expense -- to thousands of people who worked or volunteered at ground zero. Continue reading

May 18, 2002 -- New York Times -- Free Checkups for Ground Zero Workers
The occupational health center of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan will begin offering free health examinations this summer -- at federal government expense -- to thousands of people who worked or volunteered at ground zero. Continue reading

May 15, 2002 -- New York Times -- Air Testing After Sept. 11 Attack Is Both Perplexing and Reassuring
The ground-level atmosphere of Lower Manhattan has become one of the most intensely studied and sampled environments on the planet. Air monitors have been hung from trees and strapped to the belts of truck drivers. At least 11,000 people who worked at ground zero have had chest X-rays. Continue reading