9/11 Health and Compensation in the News
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/ :
November 17, 2016 — SILive.com — Names of Staten Island’s 9/11 first responders coming to memorial
By next Sept. 11, the names of Staten Island first responders who died in the weeks, months and years after the attacks will be etched into a stone memorial overlooking New York Harbor, alongside a towering memorial for those…
November 16, 2016 — FOX5NY — 9/11 workers ask for coverage under Zadroga Act
Some rescue workers at Ground Zero are pushing to expand the types of medical conditions covered under the World Trade Center treatment program.
November 15, 2016 — News12 Long Island — Doctors release study linking WTC dust to nerve damage
Doctors at Winthrop University Hospital say they have definitive proof that first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks acquired a nerve disease from the neurotoxins they were exposed to at Ground Zero.
November 15, 2016 — Yale Daily News — Researchers distinguish types of PTSD for treatment
Fifteen years after 9/11, a new Yale study may help scientists develop treatments for first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
November 15, 2016 — CBS NY — Study Links Neuropathy To Dust >From World Trade Center Debris
Doctors on Long Island said Tuesday that they have linked yet another illness to World Trade Center dust.
November 14, 2016 — Newsday — WTC dust caused first responders’ nerve damage, study finds
First responders who worked on the dusty, smoldering pile of debris in the aftermath of the Twin Towers’ collapse 15 years ago have begun showing signs of debilitating nerve damage, a team of Long Island doctors has found for…