Category Archives: Health Issues

Recording of webinar on insurance for those who have or have had cancer

On November 4, 2015, the Cancer Support Community, the Patient Advocate Foundation and the Cancer Insurance Checklist partnering organizations hosted a free webinar about the open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplace and how the Cancer Insurance Checklist can help you make a health insurance decision. The webinar was recorded and can be accessed […]

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Sen. Rubio signs on to reauthorize Zadroga Act

The first Republican White House candidate polling in double digits nationally has backed the reauthorization of the Zadroga Act. Rubio qualified his support, saying, “I continue to believe that we should prioritize our 9/11 first responders’ needs above other things that the federal government is spending money on – and in many cases, wasting money on. While […]

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Iraq, Afghanistan vets push for full Zadroga act extension

In a November 17, 2015 article in NY Newsday, Tom Brune tells of Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan joining September 11th rescue and recovery workers in the fight for the permanent extension of the Zadroga Act. After empty “Never Forget” promises, politicians allowed Zadroga to expire months ago.

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