Category Archives: Health Issues

Paid Research Studies for Young WTC Health Registrees

The Broadsheet Daily If you lived, worked, or attended school in lower Manhattan during 9/11, are 25 years old or younger, and have enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry, you may be eligible for two separate research studies being conducted by the New York University (NYU) and Columbia University. The two studies are […]

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World Trade Center workers face higher risk of autoimmune diseases, study finds

Mark Johnson Journal Sentinel More than a decade after the 9/11 terror attacks, new information continues to emerge on the health risks faced by the men and women who worked at the site of the World Trade Center. A new report in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology finds a strong link between long-term work at the site […]

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EPA to scrutinize dust regs amid World Trade Center concerns

Robin Bravender, Greenwire, Environment & Energy Publishing U.S. EPA has agreed to consider clamping down on corrosive dust after watchdogs complained that the current standards failed to protect rescue workers after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The agency committed to respond to those complaints by March 2016 with a tentative decision about whether or not to […]

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