Category Archives: Health Issues

9-11 Museum nixes exhibit features that dispute link between Ground Zero dust and cancer, health issues

By Dan Friedman New York Daily News The 9/11 Museum has replaced three panels that cast doubt on the link between toxic dust around Ground Zero and the subsequent health problems of thousands who worked near the site after the attack. Last month the Daily News reported complaints about the panels by groups that represent […]

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Family, friends mourn loss of Sgt. Paul Ferrara, of Yaphank, who recovered victims from the World Trade Center disaster

News 12 Long Island MASTIC BEACH – Friends and family paid their last respects today to an NYPD officer who worked at Ground Zero. The family of Sgt. Paul Ferrara, of Yaphank, says he worked for months helping to recover victims from the World Trade Center disaster. They say he contracted stage 4 cancer from […]

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‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’

plaque to NJ FF

By Art Schwartz Hudson Reporter A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who died on Aug. 20, 2013 from conditions sustained while working at ground zero after the terror […]

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