Category Archives: Health Issues

Statement from the WTC Program Administrator John Howard, M.D., marking the three-year anniversary of the World Trade Center Health Program

World Trade Center Health Program Since the enactment of the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act three years ago, the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program has been a leader in 9/11-related healthcare and research. The Program serves over 67,000 people, including nearly 4,000 new members this year (July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014). As we […]

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A Father Remembers His Son and Memorializes the Other Forgotten Heroes of 9/11

9/11 Responders Remembered Park in the Long Island town of Nesconset, N.Y. (Courtesy of 9/11 Responders Park Remembered, Inc.)

By Robert Golomb Epoch Times “My son didn’t die on 9/11, but it was 9/11 that eventually killed him,” said Stephen Grossman when I spoke with him recently at the 9/11 Responders Remembered Park located in the town of Nesconset in Suffolk County, N.Y. The late son he remembered was named Robert Grossman. Robert, I […]

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Motorcyclists surprise terminally ill Easton native, who as a cop assisted in 9/11 cleanup

Violetta DePamphilis, left, sits with her sister, former NYPD officer Claudia DePamphilis-Morrison, Matt Smith, The Express-Times

By Sara K. Satullo The Express-Times Easton native Claudia DePamphilis-Morrison gave tirelessly at ground zero working as a New York City police officer assisting in search and recovery. It was devastating when four years ago she was diagnosed with the rare neurological disorder multiple system atrophy. Doctors think it is linked to her time spent […]

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