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Free care for heart, autoimmune problems after 9/11 toxin exposure? A decision is coming

The decision from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is expected in the next several months, according to an agency spokeswoman.

Benefit concert held to expand memorial for those who died from 9/11-related illnesses

A benefit concert at Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve in Commack Thursday raised funds to build a new wall.

Two city agencies claim to have no 9/11 air quality documents. City Hall admits it’s withholding them

The Department of Environmental Protection and NYC Emergency Management have responded. Both claimed they have no documents. However, a spokeswoman from City Hall confirmed otherwise.

New dementia study shows why 9/11 health program must be fully funded

The study showed that 228 of 5,000 first responders studied developed dementia. Experts would expect the diagnosis in only five of 5,000 similarly aged people in the general population.

Kevin Canavan, Nassau’s chief of patrol, dies of 9/11-related cancer

Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder called him a “cop’s cop.”

Cross-sectional association between posttraumatic stress and cognition is moderated by pulmonary functioning in world trade center responders

In the presence of higher PTSD, better pulmonary functioning is associated with better cognitive performance.

The Association between Socioeconomic Status and Race/Ethnicity with Home Evacuation of Lower Manhattan Residents following the 9/11/2001 World Trade Center Disaster

We used log binomial regression to assess the relative risks of not evacuating from their home following the 9/11 attacks, adjusting for age, gender, and marital status.

Suit by 9/11 watchdog: What did NYC leaders knew about toxins and when

The lawsuit names the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and comes after the nonprofit and others requested the records in 2023 but were denied.

Veteran Westchester firefighter dies after two-year battle with 9/11-related cancer

Former Greenville Fire Chief Daniel Raftery died on Sunday. He was 74 years old.

MD Anderson joins 9/11 support initiative amid controversy

On June 14, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center took to X to release another statement, saying it would participate in the World Trade Center Health Program Network.