9/11 Health in the News

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared over the last few days 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/ :

September 10, 2013 — NY1 — Victim Compensation Fund Deadline Approaches For Those Injured, Made Ill By 9/11 Attacks
People who were injured or became ill as a result of the September 11th terror attacks are being urged to register for the Victims Compensation Fund before the deadline on October 3.


September 10, 2013 — Newsday — 25,000 register for Sept. 11 victim fund so far
More than 25,000 responders and survivors have registered with the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund — 7,000 just in the past two months.


September 10, 2013 — CBS New York — Deadline To Register For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Fast Approaching
Lawmakers Urge Anyone Who May Be Eligible To Register By Oct. 3


September 9, 2013 — NY Daily News — 1,140 WTC 9/11 responders have cancer — and doctors say that number will grow
‘Sadly enough, I am here just two months, and I have identified a dozen new cancer cases, and I have another 25 patients whose diagnostic test results are pending,’ says Tina Engel, an oncology nurse in Queens, NY.


September 9, 2013 — ABC News — 9/11 Responders Far From NYC Seek Compensation
They weren’t exposed to anywhere near the same level of ash, grit and fumes, but emergency workers who rushed to the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania countryside on 9/11 are signing up…


September 9, 2013 — NY1 — Names Of 12 FDNY Members Added To WTC Memorial Wall
Twelve names were added to the World Trade Center Memorial Wall in a solemn ceremony Friday.


September 9, 2013 — The Republic — 12 FDNY members who died from illnesses related to World Trade Center work are memorialized
Twelve members of the New York Fire Department who died from illnesses related to work at the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks have been memorialized.


September 9, 2013 — District Council 37 — DC 37 outreach gets 9/11 workers into free health program
Twelve years ago on that infamous Sept. 11, Associate Urban Park Ranger Nancy Mercado, watched a terrorist-controlled passenger jet crash into Tower One of the World Trade Center.