Archive of News (2019)

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Advocates Spread the Word on 9/11-Related Illness Healthcare Fund

“In 2017, I was diagnosed with cancer I didn’t immediately associate with 9/11,” said Tamika Johnson.

Retired NYPD chief, who also served as NYC Transit security chief, dies from 9/11-related cancer

Vincent DeMarino, a retired NYPD deputy chief who raced to Ground Zero after the World Trade Center attacks, has died of 9/11-related cancer, relatives and colleagues said.

Mental Healthcare Needs in World Trade Center Responders: Results from a Large, Population-Based Health Monitoring Cohort

Nearly two decades after the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC), the prevalence of mental disorders remains elevated among traditional (e.g., police) and non-traditional (e.g., construction workers) responders…

Systemic autoimmune disease among adults exposed to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack

Autoimmune disease is an emerging condition among persons exposed to the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center (WTC).

The forgotten victims of Sept. 11: Survivors, not responders, also need health help

“Never forget” is the 9/11 slogan we are most familiar with.

Ben Chevat

Ben Chevat was working as Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s chief of staff during the Sept. 11 attacks.

Wiscasset Man with Ground Zero-Linked Cancer Calls for Platelet Donations

A Wiscasset man undergoing treatment for an aggressive cancer linked to his work at ground zero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks is encouraging blood and platelet donations to help others with the same disease.

Sept. 11 widows and children will get more cash from terror fund in as part of stopgap bill to keep government open

Lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal Monday night to include more funding for 9/11 widows and children in a must-pass government budget bill, Sen. Chuck Schumer announced.

Schumer: Bipartisan deal would allow 9/11 families to access more funding

Spouses and children of 9/11 victims can access additional compensation under a bipartisan legislative agreement announced Tuesday by Sen. Chuck Schumer.

A father and son were first responders on 9/11. They both died of cancer months apart

When the North and South towers of the World Trade Center crashed down on September 11, 2001, Robert and Raymond Alexander rushed to the scene.