Category Archives: Health Issues

Rain Doesn’t Stop Hundreds from Honoring 9/11 First Responders at Memorial Wall in Nesconset

Lauren R. Harrison Newsday The pouring rain Saturday morning did not keep more than 400 people from solemnly gathering at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset to honor first responders who died from illnesses related to their heroic efforts at Ground Zero. One hundred names were added to three, 20-foot-long, 6-foot-high walls of granite at […]

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Could Ground Zero dust threaten the health of Wall Street workers years later?

Kathleen O’Brien NJ Advance Media for NJ.com  Dave Innocenti was one of those guys in the color-coded smocks working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, shouting and waving as he executed multi-million-dollar deals. On his feet all day, he stayed in shape by biking, running, and lifting weights. These days, Innocenti can’t even […]

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Editorial –  Tom Cotton takes a courageous stand on the Zadroga law providing health-care and other aid to 9/11 rescue and recovery workers

New York Daily News No one would mistake Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas for a bleeding heart. He’s a tight-fisted conservative — yet he is co-sponsoring a bill backing medical care and financial support for sickened Ground Zero rescue and recovery workers. Cotton’s endorsement of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act sets an […]

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