Katherine Lotspeich was stopped cold by the front page of The New York Times last Sept. 11. She was about to leave her home in Washington, D.C., to teach a Sunday morning yoga class.
You look at yourself in a mirror; something you might do at least a few times during your day. But this time it’s not just to catch a fleeting casual glance of your reflection. You want to gaze at your face intently to acknowledge that the face looking back at you is that of a 9/11 survivor.
A state trooper who got sick after serving as a first-responder to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center has died. State Police announced late Wednesday night Lt. Bill Fearon had died of cancer. Last year, he was diagnosed with a glioblastoma — a malignant brain tumor.
Fifteen years after the collapse of One World Trade Center in New York City, researchers are still learning how the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, impacted people’s health.
SEN. MARK WARNER seems to know better than anyone in Congress that nothing gets done without bipartisanship and cross-chamber cooperation.
Comprehensive care of post-9/11 asthma in adolescents should include management of mental health-related comorbidities, according to a recent report.
Doctors at Winthrop University Hospital say they have definitive proof that first responders to the Sept. 11 attacks acquired a nerve disease from the neurotoxins they were exposed to at Ground Zero.
Some resue workers at Ground Zero are pushing to expand the types of medical conditions covered under the World Trade Center treatment program. Retired NYPD Detective Kenny Anderson worked on the pile for months following September 11. He has developed lung disease and acute asthma.
Fifteen years after 9/11, a new Yale study may help scientists develop treatments for first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Cornell dedicated a permanent memorial to the 21 alumni who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, at a ceremony in Anabel Taylor Hall Oct. 28.
Fifteen years and one month after 9/11, another day of technical legal arguments wrapped up in pretrial hearings for the accused. At the back of the courtroom, a woman held up a picture of the sister she lost in the attacks.
The event was held Sept. 25. "It is really competitive to have your film shown at a film festival because there are tons of filmmakers, thanks to the many devices available for filming, and just so many slots for screenings," said Guibert.
Can spending time in nature help heal veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury?
Some 500 more victims of the September 11th terror attacks are closer to receiving compensation from a federal compensation fund that has already paid out more than $1.8 billion.
Saudi Arabia's lobbying and warnings to Congress were not enough to blunt the passing of legislation allowing families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the kingdom for the attacks.
Congress on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to override President Obama’s veto of legislation that would allow 9/11 victims’ families to sue the Saudi Arabian government over its alleged support for the terrorists who carried out the attacks.
The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of legislation allowing lawsuits against foreign sponsors of terrorism, setting up an almost certain and historic defeat for the White House on the bill.
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. The showdown is scheduled for Wednesday.
Fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks, many thousands of people are still living with the trauma of that day and its aftermath, but help for their physical and mental needs is available to any who reach out.
Relatives of people who died in the Twin Towers and the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks picketed the White House on Tuesday demanding that President Barack Obama sign a bill that passed both chambers of Congress without opposition.