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  • FirefightersEMTs9/11 Injuries

    Remember to Make and Keep Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

    By Michael Barasch

    Regular medical checkups, including a physical examination and mental health assessment, are an important part of maintaining and even improving your overall health. For members of the 9/11 community, both first responders and survivors, these checkups are vitally important for detecting as early as possible – and successfully treating – the 68 different types of […]

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  • Coronavirus9/11 InjuriesCOVID-19

    A Checklist for Your Next Visit to the Doctor

    By Michael Barasch

    After many months of medical offices in the New York City region and across the United States being closed for all but emergency procedures, doctors and nurses are now seeing patients for regular checkups. It is critical that everyone in the 9/11 community returns to see their doctors for their annual visits. Some examples of […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund

    As Trooper Is Laid to Rest, Uncertainty Haunts Surviving 9/11 Comrades

    By Michael Barasch

    Trooper Anson’s passing is a reminder of the emotional weight so many 9/11 responders carry as uncertainty about their own health continues to haunt them. Many responders have sought emotional support from cancer support groups as well as health screenings from the World Trade Center Health Program.
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  • WTC Health Program

    Research to Care Community Engagement Event on 9/11 Health on October 21, 2017

    By Michael Barasch

    This Saturday, October 21 the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program is hosting its first ever Research to Care Community Engagement event! The program will be held from 8:30am – 4:00pm at the NYU Langone Medical Center, located at 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016.
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