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September 11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits

Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have linked high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to the risk of obstructed sleep apnea and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), both conditions that may impact cardiovascular health. The two separate studies were both presented on March 20 […]

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Site death – Richard W. Ennis; Verizon worker helped in N.Y. during 9/11

Richard Ennis

By Walter F. Naedele Philadelphia Inquirer Richard W. Ennis, 66, who retired in January 2004 after a Philadelphia career with Bell Atlantic and Verizon, died of lung cancer Monday, Feb. 10, at his home in Atco. “One of his major jobs was after 9/11,” son-in-law Mark Dooling said in a phone interview. As a phone […]

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Post-9/11 cancer list to treat people exposed to dust and fumes at Ground Zero expands

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BY Joseph Straw New York Daily News Brain, pancreatic, testicular and some cervical cancers will be added to the list of 61 cancers now covered by funds to treat and compensate people exposed to dust and fumes at Ground Zero, it was announced Friday. The expansion of coverage is expected to take effect in 60 […]

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