9/11 Health in the News Update
Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared over the last few weeks 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/ :
July 16, 2013 — Queens Courier — Time is running out – October 3 deadline for sick 9/11 First Responders and survivors
The horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected all of us, but survivors and the brave First Responders , many of whom risked everything to provide emergency aid, have suffered incomparable health problems and financial loss.
July 12, 2013 — BlogTalkRadio — Tavis Talks: John Feal
John Feal was a first responder to Ground Zero on 9/11 and was instrumental in getting the Zadroga Act passed, which provides for compensation for people exposed to chemicals at the site.
July 12, 2013 — Firehouse — Shanksville Responders to Receive Medical Benefits
Area responders to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks — including the United Airlines Flight 93 crash in Shanksville — soon may receive medical benefits as part of The World Trade Center Health Program.
July 9, 2013 — Tribune-Democrat — Health meetings planned: Benefits available for 9/11 responders
Area responders to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks – including the United Airlines Flight 93 crash in Shanksville – soon may receive medical benefits as part of The World Trade Center Health Program.
July 2, 2013 — Newsday — WTC picnic commemorates 9/11 responders on Long Island
On Sunday, the FealGood Foundation teamed up with the Long Island Clinical Center of Excellence to throw the 4th annual WTC Responder Family Picnic at the Deer Park Fire Department. More than 500 people attended.
June 26, 2013 — NY Daily News — Deadline for federal 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund nears
Those who lived or worked in lower Manhattan between 9/11 and May 30, 2002 have only 100 days left to register for the fund.
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