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Trajectories of psychological distress among individuals exposed to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster

Rescue/recovery status and exposure to traumatic events of 9/11, as well as sociodemographic factors and health status, were assessed as risk factors for trajectories of psychological distress.

MTA to finally guarantee sick pay for transit workers with 9/11-related illnesses

The agency’s board on Wednesday will vote on a policy change that guarantees sick time to any employee who has health issues related to the World Trade Center “rescue, recovery or clean-up operations.” Continue reading

Little Help for New York 9/11 Survivors Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Carl Sadler is 79 and lives near Lake George, in upstate New York.

Association between post-traumatic stress disorder and alcohol-related hospitalizations among World Trade Center Health Registry enrollees

We examined both the impact of 9/11-related exposures and repeated assessments of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on the risk of alcohol-related hospitalizations (ARH) among individuals exposed to the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster.

White Matter Connectivity in Incident Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Diffusion Spectrum Imaging Study of World Trade Center Responders at Midlife

We hypothesized that white matter connectivity measured using diffusion spectrum imaging (DSI) would be restructured in WTC responders with MCI versus cognitively unimpaired responders.

Stories of Hope: From High School Student to 9/11 Health Advocate

On September 11, 2001, Lila Nordstrom was a 17-year-old student at Stuyvesant High School just three blocks north of the World Trade Center.

Richard A. Bieder of law firm Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder dies at 80

Among other awards, Bieder received lifetime achievement awards from the Greater Bridgeport Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Trial Lawyers of America…

A Workshop on Cognitive Aging and Impairment in the 9/11-Exposed Population

The terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 potentially exposed more than 400,000 responders, workers, and residents to psychological and physical stressors, and numerous hazardous pollutants.

Former NYPD Sergeant Charged With 9/11 Benefits Fraud

Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Dermot Shea, Police Commissioner of the City of New York (“NYPD”), and Russell W. Cunningham, Special Agent in Charge…

Morristown dentist, who responded to Ground Zero after 9/11, dies of COVID-19 on Christmas

To his patients, Dr. J. Randall Pearce was more than just a dentist.