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New Rochelle resident Daniel Foley, FDNY, dies from 9/11-related cancer

The Foley brothers, Tommy and Danny, were also FDNY brethren. Now both are gone, victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Firefighter whose FDNY brother died on 9/11 dies from related illness

A retired FDNY firefighter, whose older brother died when they both responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, passed away Saturday from an illness related to the tragedy, the FDNY said.

World Trade Center-Cardiorespiratory and Vascular Dysfunction: Assessing the Phenotype and Metabolome of a Murine Particulate Matter Exposure Model

Vascular changes occur early in the development of obstructive airways disease.

People with 9/11-related illnesses can reapply for assistance

Thousands of sick people or family members of those who died of 9/11-related illnesses and missed the deadline to qualify for aid from the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will get extra time to reapply…

NYPD Detective Who Fought for 9/11 First Responder’s Benefits Dies From Suicide

The detective vigorously fought to get necessary funding for an NYPD officer who was sick as a result of his time at Ground Zero on 9/11, and later talked with NBC New York about his tireless work.

Former first responders look for help as they continue to feel health impacts of 9/11

The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, happened more than 18 years ago, but the death toll continues to grow this day.

FDNY Commissioner’s widow to seek 9/11 victims compensation funds

The widow of retired FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta says the longtime public servant died of 9/11-related cancer, and plans to make a claim to the Victims Compensation Fund, according to court papers.

Mayor signs bill that extends health care benefits to non-uniform city workers

The mayor signed a bill this week that will extend government-funded health care to families of all municipal workers, not just firefighters and police, who died in the line of duty or from 9/11 related diseases.

In Boynton, NYPD retirees urged to make use of 9/11 health, compensation programs

About 400 former New York City police convened Thursday in Boynton.

Extend Health-Care Benefits to Families Of Civilian Staff Who Are WTC Victims

The family members of non-uniformed city civil servants who die as a result of a World Trade Center condition they contracted from their service at the site…