Category Archives: Health Issues

Study: 9/11 Dust Cloud Likely Caused Widespread Pregnancy Complications

By Sam Frizell Time Magazine  Expecting mothers who lived near the World Trade Center when the twin towers fell on September 11, 2001 were more likely to give birth prematurely and have babies with low birth weights, according to new research. The massive dust cloud that enveloped Lower Manhattan after the collapse of the Twin Towers […]

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Sick first responders snubbed by 9/11 Museum

By Susan Edelman and Danika Fears New York Post The 9/11 Museum has been drawing criticism from first responders upset with the way its exhibits portray those who suffered in the aftermath of the terror attacks. One of the most moving complaints came from an NYPD officer who became ill with cancer after working at Ground Zero. […]

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1 month left for 9/11 responders to apply for workers’ comp

By Philip Messing New York Post First responders and volunteers who helped with 9/11 recovery efforts have only a month left to register for future workers’ compensation benefits in case they fall ill. More than 20,000 people could be eligible, but they must register before September 12. The registration effort is part of the New […]

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