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New studies from the World Trade Center Health Registry for those 25 and Under

If you are a Registry enrollee now and are 13 to 25 years old, you may be eligible for separate paid research studies focused on children and young adults who lived or went to school in lower Manhattan at the time of the 9/11 disaster. The Stress and Well-Being Study, focused on adolescents and young […]

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Scott Stelmok dies; retired NYPD captain, 9/11 responder was 45

Jordan Lauterbach,┬áNewsday Scott Stelmok was a true hero. The lifelong North Babylon resident served in the New York Police Department for 20 years and was a first responder at the World Trade Center on 9/11. He was also a hero as a high school and youth league hockey coach. As a member of the 108th […]

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Zadroga fund payouts to 9/11 responders gain speed as claims process gets ‘better’

Ridgely Ochs, NY Newsday Nell McCarthy, the deputy special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, pointed to two boxes. One contained files about 2 inches thick; the other, a file about 2 feet thick. That, she said in the fund’s nondescript Washington, D.C., offices, showed the range of differences among claims filed by […]

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