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/ :
9/11 RESPONDER MICHAEL J. SCHNITZER REMEMBERED AS A ‘PERFECT PARTNER’
Newsday | May 1, 2020
Rockville Centre resident Michael J. Schnitzer never took a day off.
OVER 80% OF WORLD TRADE FIRST RESPONDERS HAVE FATTY LIVER DISEASE
MedicalResearch.com | April 30, 2020
World Trade Center first responders were exposed to environmental toxicants that have resulted in negative health consequences.
STUDY FINDS HIGHLY ELEVATED LEVELS OF FATTY LIVER DISEASE FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS
EurekAlert | April 30, 2020
Toxins released at 2001 World Trade Center disaster linked to doubling incidence
WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM, NEW MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES PAGE
CDC | April 29, 2020
Years later, many members still feel the emotional burden from the events of 9/11.
UPDATE FROM WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM ON ITS RESPONSE TO COVID 19
CDC | April 29, 2020
The World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program’s top priority is to continue providing your WTC-related health care needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure that all members are taking steps to protect their health.
REGULAR MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE IN WORLD TRADE CENTER EMERGENCY PERSONNEL MAY EXPLAIN INCREASED RATES OF THYROID CANCER
Endocrinology Advisor | April 28, 2020
Increased incidence of thyroid cancer in World Trade Center-exposed emergency workers is predominantly due to increased detection of asymptomatic thyroid cancer during medical surveillance, according to study results published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
FOR 2 9/11 FIREFIGHTERS, A MORE-DAUNTING THREAT
Chief | April 24, 2020
Brenda Berkman and Regina Wilson are two of the firefighters who survived the World Trade Center rescue efforts in which 343 FDNY members were killed, then spent months working at the site…
CORONAVIRUS FINDS WTC RESPONDERS, SURVIVORS ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE
Chief | April 24, 2020
Among the scores of city civil servants who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic have been 9/11 World Trade Center cancer survivors like Det. Robert Cardona, who joined the NYPD in July 2001…
An FDNY Emergency Medical Technician died due to complications from COVID-19, the department announced Tuesday.
FDNY EMT WHO RESPONDED TO 9/11 DIES OF CORONAVIRUS
NY Daily News | April 21, 2020
John Redd, an FDNY EMT who gave first-aid instruction to panicked 911 callers waiting for an ambulance has died of complications from coronavirus, the FDNY said Tuesday.
Elevated incidence rates of thyroid cancer among World Trade Center (WTC)-exposed individuals may be associated with the identification of asymptomatic cancers during medical surveillance.
A new study examined whether there is a correlation between medical surveillance and incidence of post-Sept. 11, 2001, thyroid cancer among World Trade Center (WTC)-exposed firefighters and emergency medical service workers.
HIGH THYROID CANCER RATE AMONG 9/11 RESPONDERS LIKELY DUE TO HEIGHTENED SURVEILLANCE
Healio | April 20, 2020
An increased rate of thyroid cancers observed among firefighters who responded to the 9/11 World Trade Center attack may be associated with heightened surveillance rather than an increase in disease…
HERO DOWN: NYPD ASST. CHIEF JOHN ‘JACK’ MCMANUS SUCCUMBS TO 9/11-RELATED CANCER
Defense Maven | April 19, 2020
Retired New York Police Department Assistant Chief John “Jack” McManus devoted 40 years to his law enforcement career.
RETIRED NYPD SERGEANT FIGHTING FOR DISABILITY PENSION DIES OF 9/11-RELATED CANCER
NY Daily News | April 18, 2020
Retired NYPD Sgt. Sean Cameron, who was fighting the city to get disability pension for his 9/11-related cancer, lost his battle with the disease earlier this month, his family told the Daily News.
NYPD VETERAN WHO SURVIVED 9/11 CANCER DIES FROM CORONAVIRUS COMPLICATIONS
Daily Beast | April 16, 2020
A veteran New York Police Department detective who survived cancer linked to 9/11 has died from complications of the coronavirus.
STEVE BRICKMAN, RETIRED FDNY FIREFIGHTER, DIES OF 9/11-RELATED ILLNESS AT 57
Suffolk Times | April 16, 2020
Steve Brickman of Jamesport, a retired FDNY firefighter who spent nearly two weeks at ground zero following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, died Sunday of illness attributed to 9/11, according to the FDNY.
CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IMPACTS VULNERABLE 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS
NY Daily News | April 16, 2020
Rob Serra’s first call as a New York City firefighter was the 2001 terror attack.