Category Archives: Health Issues

Pharmacy charges 9/11 responders $150 for medication records

By Susan Edelman New York Post A pharmacy near Mount Sinai Hospital is gouging sick 9/11 responders by charging $150 for a simple printout of the medications they take, advocates told The Post. Madison Avenue Pharmacy, a block from the Upper East Side hospital that treats Ground Zero cops, hard hats and other workers, has […]

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Steve Skipton, EMS task force at site, dies

By Stacy Jacobson ABC News Charleston GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (WCIV) – Steve Skipton, a Goose Creek firefighter and 9/11 first responder battling Stage 4 cancer, died Saturday evening surrounded by friends and family. He was 41. Cancer had spread to his kidneys, lungs, and pelvis, friends said. Skipton was the co-owner of SconFire.com. The social media […]

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Patrick Murphy, 51

Patrick Murphy, 51

Staten Island Advance Former Staten Islander Patrick P. Murphy, 51, a retired NYPD sergeant and 9/11 responder who will be remembered as a loving family man, died Wednesday in Bellevue Hospice, Manhattan, after a long illness. Born and raised in Great Kills, Mr. Murphy lived in Westerleigh until 2009, when he relocated to Brooklyn. He […]

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