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Protecting your digital life in 7 easy steps

Cyberattacks are on the rise, reports Jonah Engel Bromwich in the New York Times. After speaking to experts, he offers seven easy tips to keep your digital information private and keep your devices from being hacked and used in larger cyberattacks. He asks for feedback from those who try his advice. If you need help or have […]

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Study: WTC dust caused first responders’ nerve damage

A new study published in Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine has shown that exposure to the World Trade Center dust has caused peripheral neuropathy, a debilitating and painful nerve disorder, in a number of recovery workers, reports Delthia Ricks in Newsday. The study was conducted by Dr. Marc Wilkenfeld at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, is the first […]

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Researchers distinguish types of PTSD for treatment

A new Yale/Mount Sinai study on PTSD may help World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers receive treatments targeted to their symptoms, reports Ahmed Elbenni in Yale Daily News. The study looked at 4,352 people who responded to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, classifying their symptoms into three ‘types’ of PTSD. “High symptom” PTSD was found […]

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