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Anger over 9/11 Museum exhibit that casts doubt on link between health problems and toxic Ground Zero air

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By Dan Friedman New York Daily News The government has recognized that first responders became ill from working near Ground Zero — but the 9/11 Museum isn’t so sure. Responders and surviving family members are furious that panels at the museum’s “After 9/11″ exhibit present the connection between the toxic dust around Ground Zero and the […]

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Bronx Battalion Chief Thomas Van Doran, who died of 9/11-related illness, honored during plaque dedication ceremony

News 12, The Bronx THE BRONX – A firefighter from the Bronx who died of a 9/11-related illness was honored during a plaque dedication ceremony at 1226 Seneca Ave. earlier today [August 7, 2014]. Retired Battalion Chief Thomas Van Doran developed cancer after responding to Ground Zero. The ceremony today brought Van Doran’s family, friends […]

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Number of 9/11-related cancer cases is growing

By Jen Christensen CNN Cancer is plaguing a growing number of first responders and rescuers who worked at ground zero after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. These are cancers the federal government says are thought to be directly related to that effort — cancers like leukemia, myeloma, thyroid and […]

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