First Responders Sickened By Toxins At Ground Zero After 9/11 Testify Before CongressFirst responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.
NYC To Give Some 9/11 Health Info To ResearchersSome elected officials had called on the city to disclose information sought by Mount Sinai Medical Center ahead of a federal review. Officials will consider whether cancer should be added to the illnesses covered by the Zadroga act.
Reopened 9/11 Victims Fund Now Taking ApplicationsThe fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at ground zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site. Residents, workers and those whose claims to the first fund were denied can apply beginning today.
9/11 Victim Compensation Fund To Accept Applications Starting MondayThe fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.
WCBS 880 9/11 Series: John Devlin Lives With The Aftermath Of Working At Ground ZeroSince the toxic dust cloud engulfed Lower Manhattan on 9/11, thousands have died or gotten sick. Many have cancer and that number is growing.
Zadroga Act Goes Into Effect As 9/11 Health Clinics Open For BusinessMayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius cut the ribbon at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect.
New Rules For Zadroga Act Would Expand Coverage For 9/11 Health ClaimsThe new draft regulations for the $2.78 billion James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act were released Tuesday. The public has 45 days to comment on the proposals.
Question Looms On WTC Health Act: Who Is Covered?Only a few diseases were singled out by name in the act, including asthma and a handful of other respiratory ailments.
President Signs Sept. 11 First Responders BillThe bill was one of the last measures Congress passed before adjourning in December. President Obama signed the bill from Hawaii, where he's vacationing with his family.
Residents To Also Benefit From 9/11 Health BillIt isn't just first responders who will benefit from the James Zadroga 9/11 health bill, but also those who lived in Lower Manhattan.
'Daily Show' Devotes Most Of Program To 9/11 HealthThe 9/11 health bill has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but remains stalled in the U.S. Senate.
9/11 Health Bill Backers Vow To Continue SupportCritics questioned whether the bill is affordable and does enough to ensure that only people with illnesses related to trade center dust get help.