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Gillibrand pushes to close WTC program funding gap

When 42-year-old Catskill state trooper Ivan M. Morales died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City from illness linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack in New York City, he became the most recent local first responder at ground zero to die in the line of duty. More.

Sick 9/11 Responders Facing ‘Nightmare’ of Problems

A change in the companies managing health care for more than 118,000 people sickened by the 9/11 attacks has proven a nightmare for many enrolled in the program. Obtaining medicine and getting other treatment is difficult for people like ex-volunteer firefighter and Marine veteran Dan Moynihan, who spent a month working at Ground Zero. More.

9/11 health program users plagued with problems using new medical providers

A change in the companies managing health care for more than 118,000 people sickened by the 9/11 attacks has proven a nightmare for many enrolled in the program. More.

Retired FDNY Firefighter Denied 9/11 Pension for ALS Gets Help From Late Detective

A retired FDNY firefighter’s fight for a 9/11 pension is getting a little help from a NYPD detective whose death from Lou Gehrig’s Disease was linked to the months he spent at Ground Zero. More.

NYSP retired Sergeant passes away from illness resulting from service during 9/11

State Police have announced the death of a retired Sergeant with the NYSP. Sergeant Ivan M. Morales was a member of the NYPD was assigned with the search of the World Trade Center search and recovery efforts on September 11, 2001. More.

9/11 Asbestos Exposure: Can You File a Claim?

Whether in New York City on 9/11 or elsewhere in the United States, the physical and emotional impacts of the day were felt. Even over 20 years later, the health effects from that day continue to emerge. More.

America must meet its obligation to those suffering 9/11 health ailments

Even though special master Ken Feinberg, who was in charge of the first federal Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund, distributed $6 billion to the estates of those killed on 9/11 — an average of more than $2 million to the nearly 3,000 victims. More.

Number of FDNY deaths from 9/11-related illnesses may soon surpass number of those who died that day

On Sept. 11, 2001, 343 firefighters died, lost in the collapse of buildings, from smoke inhalation and from more of the devastating impacts that day. Since then, another 306 have died from diseases they contracted. More.