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Lawmaker targets pharmacy that fleeced 9/11 responders

By Susan Edelman New York Post A bill aimed at stopping an Upper East Side pharmacy from fleecing 9/11 responders by charging them $150 for a simple printout of records is in the works. Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, chairman of the health committee, will introduce an amendment to “close a gap in state law” that requires medical facilities […]

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Study on Exposure to 9/11 Dust Shows Nerve Damage in Rats

CBS 2 A study on the short-term effects of residual dust from the World Trade Center on rats showed some nerve damage, according to Winthrop-University Hospital researchers. The pilot study showed that exposure to dust from the debris of the terrorist attacks “affected the slowing of the conduction within the nerve,” said Dr. Marc Wilkenfeld, […]

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At sea, USS Arlington remembers September 11

USS Arlington's (LPD 24) color guard bows their heads as the names are read of the 184 victims who perished in the crash at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Arlington held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony held in the Main Vehicle Stowage area while the ship operates in the Virginia Capes Operating Area. (U.S. Navy photo by Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Brian Usler)

By Lt. j.g. Laura Price, USS Arlington Public Affairs Navy Media Content Services ATLANTIC OCEAN – USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors and Marines held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 13th anniversary of September 11 while underway off the Atlantic Coast. The morning of September 11, 2001, five hijackers on American Airlines Flight 77 forcibly commandeered […]

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