Archive of News (2015)
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A congressional fund to compensate those who developed health problems after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks has agreed to dole out more than $1 billion so far, officials said Wednesday.
The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program is reviewing a study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the American College of Rheumatology’s Journal, Arthritis & Rheumatology, and currently available online…
Workers with prolonged exposure at the World Trade Center (WTC) site following 9/11 are at increased risk of developing systemic autoimmune diseases, according to a study published online March 16 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Recovery workers who toiled at the World Trade Center disaster site may face a heightened risk of rheumatoid arthritis and similar autoimmune diseases, a new study suggests.
A federal judge on Thursday approved settlements for 78 cleanup workers who claimed to have suffered respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses while working in buildings near the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11, 2011 attacks.
Whistleblower Petition Forces EPA to Examine Its Lax Corrosive Dust Limits
U.S. EPA has agreed to consider clamping down on corrosive dust after watchdogs complained that the current standards failed to protect rescue workers after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City continues to affect the lives of many, especially those first responders who dared the situation and served with courage and Honor.
A 9/11 World Trade Center first responder who died March 2 of an illness from working at the toxic site will be buried this week at Culpeper National Cemetery.
William Charles Sheldon, Jr. passed away on March 2, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.