Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.
An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :
March 14, 2015 — Jonathan Turley — A Leading Cause of NYPD Officer Deaths Is 9-11 Related Illnesses
The 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City continues to affect the lives of many, especially those first responders who dared the situation and served with courage and Honor.
March 11, 2015 — Star Exponent — 9/11 first responder to be buried at Culpeper National Cemetery
A 9/11 World Trade Center first responder who died March 2 of an illness from working at the toxic site will be buried this week at Culpeper National Cemetery.
March 8, 2015 — New City Patch — William Sheldon Jr.: 9/11 First Responder Dies of Cancer
William Charles Sheldon, Jr. passed away on March 2, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.
March 6, 2015 — NY Daily News — Heroic ATF agent William Sheldon Jr. dies of cancer related to 9/11 attack aged 47
A 9/11 hero has become the first member of the federal agency that regulates guns and alcohol to die from cancer related to the terrorist attack, authorities said Thursday.
March 5, 2015 — Good4Utah.com — 911 terror attacks caused more heart attacks in Utah
Nearly 14 years later, the 911 tragedy still causes pain across the nation. A new study by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute says the terrorist attacks may have also affected the heart health of Utah residents.
February 22, 2015 — NY Post — Seventy percent of the FDNY’s females are retiring on disability
They broke the FDNY gender barrier — but, for many, firefighting broke them.
February 18, 2015 — EmaxHealth — Police officer connects her fibromyalgia to Ground Zero
A former police officer believes her job at Ground Zero is connected to her fibromyalgia.
February 17, 2015 — NY Daily News — Retired cop will get enhanced disability pension after developing chronic illnesses from working at Ground Zero
A retired city cop who developed fibromyalgia after being exposed to toxins after the World Trade Center attack won a five-year legal battle Tuesday for an enhanced disability pension.
January 17, 2015 — New York Post — NYPD chief, 9/11 responder dead after blood-disease battle
The heroic NYPD deputy chief who helped lead rescue efforts at Ground Zero after 9/11 died Friday, a week before his wedding, from a rare blood cancer.
January 16, 2015 — Courthouse News — Mt. Sinai to Stay Neutral in WTC Dust Litigation
Doctors need not testify, but Mt. Sinai Hospital’s WTC Health Program must disclose its “unparalleled” repository of research data for an upcoming trial on the chronic respiratory ailments of Sept. 11 cleanup workers, a federal judge ruled.
January 15, 2015 — Crain’s New York — 9/11 fund OKs payments of $804M to 3,000 claimants
The fund has paid out $59 million as of Jan 2, officials say.
January 15, 2015 —
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January 9, 2015 — Heatlthcanal — PTSD and Depression in Survivors a Decade after 9/11
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most commonly reported mental illness in survivors of the World Trade Center disaster in New York City.
January 6, 2015 — NY Daily News — Council resolution will push for extension of Zadroga Act for 9/11 first responders
City Council members are joining the fight to extend the Zadroga Act for ailing 9/11 first responders.
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December 28, 2014 — NY Post — De Blasio ‘unresponsive’ on 9/11 fund issue: Rep. King
Mayor de Blasio’s inaction on what to do with a stash of $326 million in federal 9/11 funds could hurt the effort to pass a bill to give more aid to sick and dying 9/11 workers, Rep. Peter King warns.
December 27, 2014 — Newsday — Zadroga fund payouts to 9/11 responders gain speed as claims process gets ‘better’
Nell McCarthy, the deputy special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, pointed to two boxes. One contained files about 2 inches thick; the other, a file about 2 feet thick.