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    Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Kelly Ayotte Push for 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Extension

    By Michael Barasch

    New Hampshire Republican Kelly Ayotte will join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in offering a measure urging extension of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The act, aiding former Ground Zero workers in honor of James Zadroga, expires next year. The senators’ proposal is a nonbinding budget amendment, but aims to put lawmakers on record. Ayotte […]

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    Council Members Pushing for Extension of Zadroga 9/11 Act

    By Michael Barasch

    Among the many devastating effects of September 11 are the lingering medical problems faced by first responders who worked at Ground Zero. Though it has been nearly 14 years since terrorists steered planes into the Twin Towers, serious health issues have long dogged those workers who were part of the rescue and recovery efforts, as […]

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    Annals of Global Health Assess Response to the 9/11 Attacks

    By Michael Barasch

    Although it has been over 13 years since the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the Annals of Global Health has recently released a case study in its most recent issue that focused on the response. The case study identifies several elements that impacted the evolution of the 9/11 response on the health of those who were […]

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    Understanding the VCF Claim Filing Process

    By Michael Barasch

    The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, (VCF) part of the James L. Zadroga Act of 2010, provides compensation to individuals who suffered physical harm while responding to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  There are two different ways in which you may apply for benefits through the VCF: Online: This tends to be the better […]

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    Numerous Health Complications Common from 9/11 Aftereffects

    By Michael Barasch

    Over the past several years, there has been growing concern surrounding the numerous types of health effects stemming from the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in Manhattan. After the building materials, furniture and electronic equipment fell and were crushed, dust and debris from the buildings filled the air. Many New York residents, attack victims and […]

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    ‘Invisible Diseases’ Continue to Affect 9/11 First Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    In a recent interview on the National Public Radio program “Here and Now,” 9/11 first responder John Feal said that he and the people who rushed to Ground Zero on that day 13 years ago are now suffering from “invisible diseases” that threaten their lives.  The program, which aired September 10, detailed the health issues […]

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