Category Archives: Health Issues

AKC Canine Health Foundation Funded Study of 9/11 Search and Rescue Dogs Enters its Fourteenth Year

A November 24, 2015 report from the American Kennel Club’s Health Foundation on 9/11 search and rescue dogs shows the program ongoing with the final three dogs still alive.Morgan an English Springer Spaniel who worked at the Staten Island Landfill, Bretagne, a Golden Retriever who worked at the World Trade Center, and Tookie, an Airedale from the […]

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Tales of the Super Survivors: PTSD and Post-Traumatic Growth

In the November 24, 2015 New York Times Opinion page, David Brooks draws on the work of several psychologists to paint a more optimistic picture of survivors of terrorism than is usually depicted.

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NJ politicians rally to protect 9/11 responders

“Calling it a “shameful” situation, several members of Congress, along with local elected officials and leaders of the State Police and fire unions, gathered Monday …to call for permanent reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.The Zadroga Act health benefits, which assist nearly 70,000 Americans, are set to expire next year if Congress does not renew […]

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