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  • WTC Health ProgramZadroga ActVictim Compensation Fund

    Study Documents Cognitive Impairment in 9/11 First Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    9/11 first responders who worked on search-and-rescue and recovery efforts in Lower Manhattan are at risk of suffering from cognitive impairment as a result of their exposure to Ground Zero toxins.   A recent study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research found that Ground Zero-related mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress […]

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  • WTC Health ProgramZadroga ActVictim Compensation Fund

    Another Study Finds Cognitive Impairment Among 9/11 First Responders

    By Michael Barasch

    In the nearly two decades since September 11, 2001, we continue to learn every day about the long-term health effects of exposure to Ground Zero toxins. 68 types of cancer and numerous respiratory diseases have been listed as “covered conditions” by the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    First study examines PTSD and cognitive impairment in World Trade Center responders

    By Michael Barasch

    Mike Barash commented on the recent study linking the World Trade Center toxic dust to cognitive impairment. Barash said “I’m delighted to see that the World Trade Center health program and the Zadroga act are working as Congress intended them to. When the scientific evidence is there, they must continue to recognize new injuries.” Read […]

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