Category Archives: Health Issues

NJ lawmakers want workplace protections for first responders with PTSD

A new bill cleared the NJ Assembly last week in a unanimous vote. If it becomes law, the bill, would give NJ first responders with work-related PTSD employment protections, reports […]

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9/11 advocacy group asks CDC to reconsider contract with Sedgwick for health services due to ‘nonperformance’

Benjamin Chevat of the advocacy group 9/11 Health Watch has again written to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requesting that Managed Care Advisors-Sedgwick, a healthcare provider to […]

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World Trade Center first responders: Double risk for blood cancer

A new study shows that recovery workers from the World Trade Center site have double the risk of multiple myeloma. Dr. C. Ola Landgren of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center […]

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