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/ :

April 17, 2017
CBS NYDying Wish For A 9/11 First Responder
CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.

April 15, 2017NewsdayJon Stewart attends FDNY fundraiser in Wantagh
Comedian Jon Stewart attended an FDNY Family Transport Foundation fundraiser at Mulcahy’s in Wantagh on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

April 11, 2017NY Daily NewsEXCLUSIVE: FDNY firefighters become gardeners to help fellow Bravest dealing with 9/11-related cancer
A cadre of kindhearted firefighters traded their hoses and axes for shovels and gardening gloves on Monday to help out a fellow Bravest battling 9/11-related cancer.

April 11, 2017
FiOS19/11 hero battling cancer raising money to help sick firefighters
Retired firefighter Ray Pfeifer hopes to ‘pay it forward’ to sick members of the FDNY by funding a new transportation van for those in need

April 11, 2017
NewsdayStony Brook’s WTC wellness program gets $60M federal grant
The federal government is giving more than $60 million over five years to Stony Brook University’s WTC Wellness Program, which treats people with health problems stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

April 9, 2017
NY Daily NewsBrooklyn cop died from 9/11-related cancer, his wife says
An NYPD cop in Brooklyn died Friday from what his family members suspect was 9/11-related cancer.

April 8, 2017
NY Daily NewsJames Lanza, firefighter who helped save 16 World Trade Center attack victims, dies at 71 from 9/11-related illness
The city has lost another hero.

April 6, 2017NY Daily NewsDisbanded NYC law firm must honor $5M pledge to 9/11 museum
A now-dissolved law firm that earned over $150 million through representation of victims of the 9/11 attacks must follow through on its pledge to donate $5 million to the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum, a court-appointed referee has found.