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9/11 Health

Former New York Giant George Martin leads Giant Steps walk (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Giants Super Bowl Champ Leads Walk To Raise Money For 9/11 First Responders

Former Giant George Martin started the Giant Steps for 9/11 Walk four years ago through his foundation, A Journey For 9/11. The New Jersey resident has raised about $5 million since 2007.

09/23/2012

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Cancer-Stricken 9/11 Responders Will Not Benefit From Zadroga Act

The federal government is now saying that cancer-striken Ground Zero 9/11 responders will not benefit from the Zadroga Act.

07/26/2011

Emergency workers are seen in the vicinity of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Residents To Also Benefit From 9/11 Health Bill

It isn’t just first responders who will benefit from the James Zadroga 9/11 health bill, but also those who lived in Lower Manhattan.

12/24/2010

A screenshot from the Thursday, December 16, 2010 edition of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

‘Daily Show’ Devotes Most Of Program To 9/11 Health

The 9/11 health bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.

12/17/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Health Bill Backers Vow To Continue Support

Critics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.

12/10/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Health Bill Falls Short In Senate Test Vote

Senate Republicans have blocked a bill to aid people who got sick after exposure to dust from the World Trade Center’s collapse.

12/09/2010

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

Crucial Senate Vote For 9/11 Health Bill Today

Zadroga, a New York City police officer and first responder, died in 2006 from a respiratory disease contracted while working at Ground Zero.

12/08/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Health Bill Backers Rallying On Pearl Harbor Day

360 days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress passed the War Hazards Compensation Act. It has now been over nine years since the attacks of 9/11.

12/07/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Gillibrand Optimistic About Passage Of 9/11 Health Bill

There is now one month left in the Congressional session, and one more month to pass the 9/11 health bill to provide medical care for sickened Ground Zero responders.

12/01/2010

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (D-Massachusetts) is seen during a Homeland Security subcommittee hearing - Washington, DC - Nov 18, 2010 - Photo: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

9/11 Responders Take Push To Boston

Supporters of the 9/11 health bill feel they need just one more vote for the measure to pass in the U.S. Senate.

11/23/2010