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N.Y. lawmakers ask NYC Mayor Adams for help in getting answers about Ground Zero toxins

New York’s House Representatives Carolyn Maloney and Jerrold Nadler have been trying to get New York City officials to release documents from the Giuliani administration concerning what knowledge the City had about toxins at the World Trade Center site.

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Handheld device painlessly identifies skin cancer without biopsy scars

Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology are working on a new skin cancer-detection device that uses similar techniques to airport scanners to biopsy tissue. If approved, the device could make skin cancer biopsies much less painful and invasive, reports the Good News Network. Tests of the device on already-biopsied patients showed 97% sensitivity and 98% […]

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More 9/11 responders added to state police officers memorial in Albany 

Forty-nine names of fallen law enforcement officers have been added to the State of New York Police Officers Memorial in Albany, reports Spencer Conlin for Spectrum News. Thirty-five of the officers whose names were added to the memorial died of World Trade Center-related illnesses caused by their response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, […]

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