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Congress must pass our bill to continue care for 9/11 victims, first responders

People like Mariama, Nate, and Jamie deserve our help and care. They have endured unimaginable traumas and should not be left to suffer alone.

NY rep wants Sept. 11 to be federal holiday

U.S. Rep. Mike Lawler introduced the bill titled the September 11th Day of Remembrance Act.

9/11 ‘vampire’ Christine LaSala blasted over service to ailing responders

The “vampire” of 9/11 – a woman infamous for fighting illness claims by Ground Zero workers – is now overseeing a healthcare firm that is making their lives a “nightmare.”

9/11 responder receives sobering diagnosis during trip to San Diego

The diagnosis was a surprise, but a possible factor could be traced to an event more than two decades ago, the 9/11 terror attacks.

Mayor Adams rejects calls for release of NYC 9/11 files, citing fears of lawsuits

Adams said the city would not comply unless the lawmakers can come up with a way to cover costs and shield the city from getting sued.

All-cause and cause-specific mortality in a cohort of WTC-exposed and non-WTC-exposed firefighters

Lower mortality in the WTC-exposed suggests not just a healthy worker effect, but additional factors such as greater access to free health monitoring and treatment that they receive via the WTCHP.

AWOL for 9/11 heroes and victims: Congress must fully fund the World Trade Center Health Program

A promise and threat to hound every member of Congress from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut until they sponsor the 9/11 Responder and Survivor Health Funding Correction Act of 2023.

Association of Lung Function Decline with All-cause and Cancer-cause Mortality after World Trade Center Dust Exposure

Baseline FEV1 and longitudinal FEV1 decline are associated with increased risk of all-cause and cancer-cause mortality in a previously healthy occupational cohort after intense exposure to dust/smoke.

Family of Tri-State 9/11 first responder appealing for community’s help

A long-time Hillsboro resident who was a first responder during 9/11 is battling stage 4 lung cancer and he says the medical costs are becoming too much for his family to afford.

Updated Coverage for Dental Services and Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program has released updated coverage details of the following: dental services, Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS).