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Still Counting: 9/11's toxic legacy haunts first responders

Long Island Business News - 24 May 2018
Wilson and O'Connell were heroes that day and after, but they are now part of a growing number of people suffering from diseases incurred in the recovery and not a direct result of the attack. Even as the count of ...
rescue and recovery effort after the september 11 attacks on the world trade center

Joe Dowd: A thousand dead, and still counting

Long Island Business News - 24 May 2018
Who knew that America's darkest day would linger in the toxic air, a miasma of disease attacking people years after the vile, sneak attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Who knew that for first responders, searching for victims meant ...
rescue and recovery effort after the september 11 attacks on the world trade center

More evidence firefighters risk cancer from 9/11 exposure

NBCNews.com - 26 Apr 2018
“This underscores the importance of cancer prevention efforts and routine screening in WTC-exposed rescue and recovery workers.” It wasn't a big increase — a projected 2,714 cases among white male firefighters, compared to 2,596 among similar white ...
rescue and recovery effort after the september 11 attacks on the world trade center

9/11 continues to cost lives of first responders: Editorial

The Journal News | LoHud.com - 14 Feb 2018
This month, some 17½ years after the terrorist attacks leveled the World Trade Center, we lost several first responders to diseases embedded into their bodies from ground zero's toxic swirl. On Feb. 2, Rocklander and FDNY ...
rescue and recovery effort after the september 11 attacks on the world trade center

FDNY hero Joseph Stach Jr. of Valley Cottage remembered: Editorial

The Journal News | LoHud.com - 10 Jan 2018
FDNY Lt. (Ret.) Joseph Stach Jr., cited for bravery so many times as a firefighter, known as a friend in his community and a hero to his family and to us all, has died. The culprit is, again, the toxic exposure that he suffered as he stayed, hour upon ...
rescue and recovery effort after the september 11 attacks on the world trade center

16 years after 9/11, and the loss continues: Editorial

The Journal News | LoHud.com - 11 Sep 2017
Our region lost so many that day — so many who worked at World Trade Center, who were traveling in the planes turned into missiles by terrorists, who joined the rescue effort only to fall victims themselves. ...

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