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Association Between Socioeconomic Status and Asthma-Related Emergency Department Visits Among World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers and Survivors

Although the association between poor economic or social standing and health is well established, few studies have attempted to examine the mediational pathways that produce adverse outcomes in disadvantaged populations.

A New York City firefighter who helped recover his brother’s body from Ground Zero has died from 9/11-related cancer

A New York City firefighter who helped recover his brother’s body after 9/11 died on Saturday from pancreatic cancer caused by his rescue efforts at Ground Zero.

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.