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/ :

January 10, 2018Luxora LeaderFDNY hero Joseph Stach Jr. of Valley Cottage remembered: Editorial
FDNY Lt. (Ret.) Joseph Stach Jr., cited for bravery so many times as a firefighter, known as a friend in his community and a hero to his family and to us all, has died.

January 10, 2018NY TimesDr. James Melius, Advocate for Workers’ Health, Dies at 69
Dr. James Melius, an international expert on workplace medicine who advised the sponsors of a federal law that authorized billions of dollars for the medical care of first responders and others after the World Trade Center attacks in 2001…

January 10, 2018WWLPProtecting, helping 9/11 first responders
Asthma and cancer are just some of the conditions the CDC reports that 9/11 first responders are plagued

January 5, 2018SaratogianServices set for state trooper who died from 9-11-related illness
The veteran New York state trooper who died this week after battling an illness related to his service after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center will be laid to rest early next week.

January 5, 2018Carolyn B. MaloneyReps. Maloney, Nadler, & King Statement on Passing of Dr. James Melius
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, and Congressman Peter King, co-sponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, released the following statement regarding the passing of Dr. James Melius…

January 5, 2018timesunionFallen trooper, Colonie native a ‘dedicated family man’
Michael J. Anson, who died Tuesday, died of 9/11-related illness

January 3, 2018HVNNMaloney Asks CDC to Bring 9/11 First Responder Clinical Center to Hudson Valley
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) has requested that the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), allow Mount Sinai Health System to establish a clinical care center…

January 2, 2018timesunionLocal trooper dies from disease linked to 9/11
Trooper Michael J. Anson, who died Tuesday, worked on recovery efforts after the terror attacks

December 29, 2017HealioGenetics linked to PTSD in World Trade Center responders
Researchers identified a novel polygenic expression aggregate among World Trade Center responders with PTSD, but not in control responders without PTSD.