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I’ve made tough decisions about human lives. The COVID-19 vaccine is a similar challenge.

When it comes to eligibility and money, there will always be disagreement about who gets what, when and how. It goes with the territory in a free society.

What 9/11 Recovery Workers Teach Us About COVID-19 Coping

Wisdom from 75,000 WTC responders informs how we adapt and make meaning now.

Performance of Risk Factor-Based Guidelines and Model-Based Chest CT Lung Cancer Screening in World Trade Center-Exposed Fire Department Rescue/Recovery Workers

Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer incidence and death in the United States.

Retrospective Assessment of Risk Factors for Head and Neck Cancer Among World Trade Center General Responders

To assess the reliability of a questionnaire designed to reconstruct risk factors for head and neck cancer relative to the 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) response and over the lifetime.

Mental health stigma and barriers to care in World Trade Center responders: Results from a large, population-based health monitoring cohort

Nearly 20 years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, multiple studies have documented the adverse mental consequences among World Trade Center (WTC) rescue, recovery, and clean-up workers.

9/11 Hero Who Had to Prove He Volunteered at Ground Zero to Get Benefits Dies

A 9/11 hero who volunteered, was struck with cancer linked to his time at ground zero and had to prove he was there that day in order to receive 9/11 benefits has passed away…

Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Comorbid Cognitive and Physical Impairments in World Trade Center Responders

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been linked to increased prevalence and incidence of cognitive and physical impairment.

Sarlo-Diegnan-Greenstein Bill to Provide Support for Surviving Family of 9/11 Volunteers Advances

Legislation sponsored by Senate Budget and Appropriations Chair Paul Sarlo, Senator Patrick Diegnan and Senator Linda Greenstein that would provide benefits to surviving family members of police officers who volunteered…

Remembering FDIC’s First Chief Economist

Following a four-year battle with brain cancer, Dr. Richard Alan Brown, 58, died November 8.