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 11, 2013 — Daily News — First responder claims daily exposure to debris at Ground Zero damaged kidneys
She worked for nearly four months handling the rubble at Ground Zero — and it likely damaged her kidneys.

November 10, 2013 — New York Post — Warren Buffett’s 9/11 payday
Mayor Bloomberg has recruited fellow billionaire Warren Buffett to take over a taxpayer fund set up to pay claims stemming from the toxic Ground Zero cleanup, The Post has learned.

November 11, 2013 — Science 2.0 — Albuminuria: 9/11 First Responders Have Higher Prevalence Of Kidney Damage
First responders working at ground zero in New York City following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center were exposed to cement dust, smoke, glass fibers, and heavy metals.

November 9, 2013 — Long Island Newsday — Signs of Early Kidney Damage Found in Some 9/11 Responders
Some first responders who toiled at the World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are now showing signs of early kidney damage, a preliminary study finds

October 21, 2013 — NY Post — 9/11 victim fund covers cancer for first time
The federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund has for the first time paid out cash awards for cancer.

October 14, 2013 — NY Daily News — Five NYPD police officers who died from 9/11-related illnesses and cop killed in on-duty accident added to memorial near Ground Zero Grieving families joined Mayor Bloomberg and NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly Friday when the names of six cops who died in the line of duty were added to the police memorial near Ground Zero.