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Studies have revealed the increased incidence of health disorders in First Responders (FR) who were at Ground Zero over the initial 72 hr after the World Trade Center (WTC) collapses.
Michael Hollander has prostate cancer, thymus cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and has had a piece of his heart removed — all linked to his emergency medical response to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
We report on cases of multiple myeloma (MM) observed in World Trade Center (WTC) responders registered in the WTC Medical Program.
Respiratory ailments have plagued occupational and public health communities exposed to World Trade Center (WTC) dust since the September 11, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers.
First Responders Suffering 9/11-Related Illnesses Face Special Difficulties Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
There was a show of respect Thursday on Long Island for a fallen first responder who lost his battle with 9/11-related illness.
Robert Papik was working for a catering company when the planes struck the Twin Towers on 9/11.
Allergy and Lung Injury among Rescue Workers Exposed to the World Trade Center Disaster Assessed 17 Years after Exposure to Ground Zero
Following exposure to the WTC disaster, the patients in our cohort developed allergic hypersensitivity and severe lung injury with only partial reversibility.
Post-traumatic stress disorder and the association with overweight, obesity, and weight change among individuals exposed to the World Trade Center disaster, 2003-2016
Among Veterans, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been shown to be associated with obesity and accelerated weight gain.
Rockville Centre resident Michael J. Schnitzer never took a day off.
World Trade Center first responders were exposed to environmental toxicants that have resulted in negative health consequences.