Category Archives: Health Issues

Pulling teeth: Dental study examines kids’ post-9/11 toxic exposure

Scientists at Mount Sinai Hospital are seeking the baby teeth of Lower Manhattan children born shortly after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center for analysis for possible health issues stemming from the attacks, writes Yannic Rack of the Downtown Express. Downtown residents are asked to send their kids’ baby teeth — or drop them off at […]

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Belmar St. Patrick’s Day parade honors 9/11 victims & those who are sick

The 43rd annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Belmar, NJ paid special tribute to those murdered in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and those who have contracted illnesses because of their exposure to toxins at the World Trade Center site. While NJ firefighters held holding a huge American flag,  Bradley Beach Fire Chief John Zech told […]

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9/11 first responders get full payout from Victim Compensation Fund

On March 2, 2016’s edition of DNA Info, Irene Plagianos reports that the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund has announced that full compensation will be awarded soon to more than 1,000 rescue and recovery workers sickened from their work on the site of the World Trade Center. The first awards, which were 10% of the full awards, were given […]

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