Category Archives: Health Issues

Urge Those Eligible for WTC Health Aid To Seek Coverage

Sarah Dorsey, Chief Leader There are many reasons why some city workers who toiled at the World Trade Center site after September 11 failed to file a form notifying their retirement system that they were there, but refusal to believe that they could get sick surely ranks near the top. Robyn Cotrona, the counsel for State […]

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Death of PO Rafael “Ralph” Santiago III, NYPD

[PO] Rafael “Ralph” Santiago III, of Warwick, formerly of the Bronx, passed away on January 10, 2015 at St. Anthony Community Hospital, Warwick. He was 48 years old. Born on January 8, 1967 in the Bronx, NY, he was the son of Perfecta Cruz Santiago and the late Rafael Santiago, Jr. He was married to […]

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Old Age or 9/11? Researchers Look for Heart, Kidney Diseases among September 11 Survivors

Noreen O’Donnell, WNBC 4 As the first of the twin towers fell, NYPD officer Ada Resnick was enveloped in the massive cloud of debris that shrouded Lower Manhattan, the suffocating mix searing her eyes and lungs. She thought she might die but emerged alive and spent a long day guiding survivors of the September 11 […]

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