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Request to bring 9/11 first responder clinical center to Hudson Valley 

Representative Sean Patrick Maloney has asked the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health to allow Mount Sinai Health System to establish a clinical care center in the Hudson Valley to treat those police officers, firefighters, EMS workers and construction workers who are sick from their work at the World Trade Center site after the […]

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Local trooper Michael J. Anson dies from disease linked to 9/11

New York State Trooper Michael J. Anson, a 31-year veteran of Albany County’s Troop G, died on January 2, 2018 of cancer linked to his work at the World Trade Center site after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. He was 56, a loving husband and father of three, reports the Albany Times Union. Funeral […]

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Firefighters who’ve developed PTSD helping others learn to help themselves

The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery just outside Washington DC is the only residential healthcare facility in the US that is exclusively for firefighters, writes Lynh Bui in the Washington Post. The 64-bed center offers inpatient and outpatient care, tailored for each individual. PTSD and other trauma-related conditions occur in firefighters, and […]

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