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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

February 14, 2019

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/ :

February 12, 2019NCBIChronic Rhinosinusitis Is an Independent Risk Factor for OSA in World Trade Center Responders
Many respiratory conditions have been attributed to toxic dust and fume exposure in World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers, who frequently report symptoms of OSA.

February 8, 2019Daily Targum9/11 first-responders have higher risk of cancer, study by Rutgers professor finds
A recent Rutgers study found a correlation between first responders from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and diagnoses of head and neck cancers.

February 4, 2019TPMHow Gillibrand Defied The Odds To Get 9/11 First Responders Long-Awaited Help
When the House finally managed to pass a bill to care for the first responders and other survivors suffering from 9/11-related illnesses in late 2010, few thought it stood much of a chance of becoming law.

February 4, 2019Curbed NYWorld Trade Center site to get memorial honoring those affected by 9/11-related illnesses
The Memorial Glade at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will open in May

February 2, 2019NY PostNew memorial site to honor those afflicted by 9/11-related illnesses
Work is underway at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum to create a site honoring rescue, recovery and relief workers as well as survivors and downtown residents who got sick or died from 9/11-related illnesses.

February 2, 2019NY Daily NewsEx-model Marla Hanson mourns NYPD cop who saved her life – twice
He was her blue knight in shining armor — twice.

February 1, 2019HealthDay NewsHead, Neck Cancers Up Among 9-11 Responders: Study
Head and neck cancers among a group of first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks are significantly higher than expected, a new study says.

January 30, 2019Fox 5 NY9/11 Victim Compensation Fund running out of money
The federal fund that compensates victims of 9/11 is running out of money.

January 28, 2019NCBIPositive and negative affect in the daily life of world trade center responders with PTSD: An ecological momentary assessment study
The ability to experience positive affect (PA) has clinical and quality of life implications, particularly in vulnerable populations such as trauma-exposed disaster responders.