Category Archives: Health Issues

Pa. Members of Congress Must Come to the Rescue of Ground Zero Workers

Editorial NY Daily News They did their duty and paid an awful price. Years after the fires at Ground Zero stopped smoldering, the rescue and recovery workers who breathed in the toxins there fell ill by the thousands. Then, belatedly, Congress did its duty. It wasn’t until 201 1 that the James Zadroga 9/11 Health […]

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Rain Doesn’t Stop Hundreds from Honoring 9/11 First Responders at Memorial Wall in Nesconset

Lauren R. Harrison Newsday The pouring rain Saturday morning did not keep more than 400 people from solemnly gathering at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor first responders who died from illnesses related to their heroic efforts at Ground Zero. One hundred names were added to three, 20-foot-long, 6-foot-high walls of granite at […]

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Could Ground Zero dust threaten the health of Wall Street workers years later?

Kathleen O’Brien NJ Advance Media for  Dave Innocenti was one of those guys in the color-coded smocks working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, shouting and waving as he executed multi-million-dollar deals. On his feet all day, he stayed in shape by biking, running, and lifting weights. These days, Innocenti can’t even […]

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