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Don’t leave them hanging: America must meet its obligation to those suffering 9/11 health ailments

Politicians so eager to stand by the fallen victims of 9/11 and their families are derelict in their obligation to the much larger group of still-living survivors and first responders

NYC street renamed after hero NYPD detective and crusader for 9/11 survivors

Scores of people attended the ceremony at the corner of Scholes and Humboldt Sts., which is now called “Detective Barbara Taylor-Burnette Place.”

Federal funds to boost 9/11 treatment, research at Stony Brook

Stony Brook University’s World Trade Center Health and Wellness Program on Thursday said it had won $147 million in federal funding to continue and expand its work.

Number of FDNY deaths from 9/11-related illnesses may soon surpass number of those who died that day

“I think within six months, we’ll reach that 343 number,” said Lt. James McCarthy, president of the FDNY Uniformed Fire Officers Association.

New York’s Revised 9/11 Laws Will Simplify Victims’ Claims

These new laws have implications for attorneys who handle probate matters, and for attorneys who handle VCF claims.

World Trade Center Site Exposure Duration Is Associated with Hippocampal and Cerebral White Matter Neuroinflammation

The present case-controlled study aimed to examine associations between WTC site exposure duration as well as EOD status with increased hippocampal and cerebral neuroinflammation.

Lifeline: A Doctor’s Commitment to 9/11 First Responders

Twenty years ago, David Prezant, M.D., professor of medicine at Einstein and chief medical officer of FDNY, provided triage care at Ground Zero. That was just the beginning of his work.

Carolyn Maloney 9/11 coat heading to museum

Maloney famously wore the custom-made coat on behalf of first responders to pressure the federal government into fully funding the permanent authorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.

FDNY 9/11-related illness deaths to soon surpass number of members that died in terror attack that day

As of Friday, 306 active and retired FDNY members — including firefighters and EMS members — have died of 9/11-related illnesses.

TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano and Other Union Reps Meet With 9/11 Museum Curators and Executives In Bid for Museum Inclusion

The union has been seeking recognition for its members’ crucial role in clearing the way for first responders’ rescue and recovery efforts in the first 48 hours following the 9/11 attacks.