Category Archives: Health Issues

City Council Members Push to Extend Zadroga Act for 9/11 First Responders

Erin Durkin, NY Daily News City Council members are joining the fight to extend the Zadroga Act for ailing 9/11 first responders. A resolution pushing for extension of the act, which funds health treatment and compensation for cops, firefighters, workers and area residents sickened after exposure to Ground Zero toxins, will be introduced Wednesday by Councilwoman […]

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New studies from the World Trade Center Health Registry for those 25 and Under

If you are a Registry enrollee now and are 13 to 25 years old, you may be eligible for separate paid research studies focused on children and young adults who lived or went to school in lower Manhattan at the time of the 9/11 disaster. The Stress and Well-Being Study, focused on adolescents and young […]

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Scott Stelmok dies; retired NYPD captain, 9/11 responder was 45

Jordan Lauterbach, Newsday Scott Stelmok was a true hero. The lifelong North Babylon resident served in the New York Police Department for 20 years and was a first responder at the World Trade Center on 9/11. He was also a hero as a high school and youth league hockey coach. As a member of the 108th […]

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