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Autoimmune conditions in the World Trade Center general responder cohort: A nested case-control and standardized incidence ratio analysis

High WTC exposure was not associated with autoimmune domains and conditions.

Firm that administers medical benefits for some 9/11 survivors loses federal contract

Survivors said the program was failing to pay medical bills, providing inadequate treatment options and neglecting to address the needs of a population with significant rates of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Cognitive impairment and World Trade Centre-related exposures

We review the existing evidence concerning neurological outcomes in WTC-affected individuals, with the aim of educating WTC-affected individuals and their friends and families.

End of watch: NYPD salutes heroes fallen from 9/11-related illnesses at somber Police Plaza ceremony

Families of officers lost during 2020 began to weep as a battalion of intricate bouquets were amassed on behalf of various sections of the department in the Hall of Heroes.

Twenty-Year Reflection on the Impact of World Trade Center Exposure on Pulmonary Outcomes in Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Rescue and Recovery Workers

This focused review summarizes the WTC-related respiratory diseases that developed in the FDNY cohort after 9/11.

9/11 retirees struggling to get health care in Southwest Florida

There are about 700 NYPD retirees in Southwest Florida who need medical care, but some health care providers, including Lee Health, don’t take their health insurance.

NYPD heroes awarded medals for heroism, dedication to NYC

NYPD officers who have put their lives on the line were rewarded for their heroism in a ceremony Friday.

NYC retirement agency short changes death benefits for parents of paramedic who died of 9/11 illness: union

The EMS workers’ union wonders if other families have also been drastically short-changed by city retirement system bean counters.

Rescue the heroes: Congress must meet its obligation to those suffering from 9/11 health ailments

No one wants to be in the WTC Health Program; they need to be. There is no choice in battling the cancers and the other killers that are preying on this population.

Race/ethnic differences in prevalence and correlates of posttraumatic stress disorder in World Trade Center responders: Results from a population-based, health monitoring cohort

Results of this study underscore the burden of differential vulnerability that can contribute to higher prevalence of PTSD in certain cultural subgroups following large magnitude traumatic events.