Those Who Suspect They Have World Trade Center-Related Illnesses Urged To Sign Up For Government ProgramsOn Tuesday the country will mark 17 years since the Sept. 11 terror attacks. Many people who were in lower Manhattan that day and for months after the cleanup are still getting sick.
New York Lawmakers: Trump Administration Budget Plan Could Endanger 9/11 Responders' HealthMembers of the New York City Congressional delegation on Sunday urged a rollback of a Trump administration plan that they said would risk the health of first responders who worked during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
Exposure To Toxic Dust Continues To Take Toll On 9/11 First Responders, Nearby ResidentsWith the passage of time the news is becoming more grim and some illnesses are just starting to surface.
9/11 Rescue Workers At Heightened Risk For Autoimmune Diseases, Study ClaimsThe longer rescue workers were at Ground Zero, the more likely they are to have an autoimmune disease, according to a new study.
Officials Urge Those Affected By 9/11 To Register For Victim Compensation FundTime is running out for people exposed to toxins from the Sept. 11 terror attacks to register for health benefits. A deadline of Oct. 3 is looming for those who are sick or might become sick because of 9/11.
Long Island Health Clinic For 9/11 Survivors ExpandingStony Brook University's World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital's "wellness pavilion'' in Garden City.