Category Archives: Health Issues

City to Revamp Stuyvesant High Auditorium Where 9/11 Dust Concerns Linger

The 22-year-old seats in Stuyvesant High School's auditorium are slated to be replaced by the end of 2015. Courtesy of the Stuyvesant PTA

By Irene Plagianos DNA Info BATTERY PARK CITY — The city is finally replacing hundreds of worn-down seats in Stuyvesant High School’s auditorium — more than a decade after Ground Zero dust filled the space and sparked concerns about contamination and students’ health. The upholstered seats became a flashpoint after students returned to Stuyvesant High less […]

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Statement from the WTC Program Administrator John Howard, M.D., marking the three-year anniversary of the World Trade Center Health Program

World Trade Center Health Program Since the enactment of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act three years ago, the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program has been a leader in 9/11-related healthcare and research. The Program serves over 67,000 people, including nearly 4,000 new members this year (July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014). As we […]

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A Father Remembers His Son and Memorializes the Other Forgotten Heroes of 9/11

9/11 Responders Remembered Park in the Long Island town of Nesconset, N.Y. (Courtesy of 9/11 Responders Park Remembered, Inc.)

By Robert Golomb Epoch Times “My son didn’t die on 9/11, but it was 9/11 that eventually killed him,” said Stephen Grossman when I spoke with him recently at the 9/11 Responders Remembered Park located in the town of Nesconset in Suffolk County, N.Y. The late son he remembered was named Robert Grossman. Robert, I […]

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