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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

April 8, 2014

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/ :

March 27, 2014 — Newsday — Cancer-surviving retired cop set for Ground Zero fundraising climb
Cancer survivor and retired NYPD Officer Ron Pechtol has no regrets about being a cop even though it exposed him to the toxic smoke and smoldering fires of the 9/11 pile at the World Trade Center.

March 26, 2014 — Safety+Health — Studies link 9/11 dust exposure to sleep apnea, PTSD
First responders who were exposed to particulate matter at Ground Zero during and after 9/11 may be at higher risk for sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder, suggest two new studies presented March 20 at the American Heart Association’s EPI/NPAM … Continue reading →

March 25, 2014 — Mount Sinai Hospital — September 11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
New study shows high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero linked to the risk of obstructive sleep apnea and PTSD.

March 24, 2014 — ScienceNewsline — 9/11 Linked to 3 Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea And PTSD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to the risk of obstructed sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).