Category Archives: Health Issues

Some 9/11 Health Funds Go to Pentagon, Flight 93 Victims

David B. Caruso Associated Press The federal 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, set up mainly to help people sickened by World Trade Center dust, has also awarded nearly $2.5 million to 10 people who were at the Pentagon or the Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania. The awards represent a sliver of the $1.4 billion in payouts authorized […]

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21 More Firefighters’ Names Added To 9/11 Memorial Wall

CBS New York The FDNY memorial wall for victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880) Twenty-one more names were added Tuesday to a memorial honoring New York City firefighters whose deaths are linked back to the attacks of September 11, 2001. As WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported, family members placed white roses […]

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Widow seeks Ground Zero victim recognition for husband

Hudson Valley News 12  One woman wants more to be done for those who died from breathing the toxic fumes and dust at Ground Zero. Jacqueline Lopez’s husband, Luis, was a lieutenant in the NYPD. His job after the attack was to guard the pile of rubble during the early recovery efforts. “There have been […]

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