Archive of News (2016)
News stories by year:
A longtime Bronx firefighter succumbed Monday to 9/11-related cancer nearly 14 years after he spent five months working at Ground Zero.
Michael Dorian went down to Ground Zero on 9/1 as a civilian.
Following the fifteenth anniversary of the World Trade Center disaster this past September, FDNY has published and mailed to every FDNY WTC-exposed responder in the FDNY Health Program a summary of its 15 years of health studies.
By next Sept. 11, the names of Staten Island first responders who died in the weeks, months and years after the attacks will be etched into a stone memorial overlooking New York Harbor, alongside a towering memorial for those…
Some rescue workers at Ground Zero are pushing to expand the types of medical conditions covered under the World Trade Center treatment program.
Doctors at Winthrop University Hospital say they have definitive proof that first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks acquired a nerve disease from the neurotoxins they were exposed to at Ground Zero.
Fifteen years after 9/11, a new Yale study may help scientists develop treatments for first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Doctors on Long Island said Tuesday that they have linked yet another illness to World Trade Center dust.
First responders who worked on the dusty, smoldering pile of debris in the aftermath of the Twin Towers’ collapse 15 years ago have begun showing signs of debilitating nerve damage, a team of Long Island doctors has found for…
New research published by the journal “Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring” confirms the connection between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and cognitive impairment — in this case, among those who helped with search, rescue and cleanup efforts…