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    A Matter of Life and Breath: Pulmonary Illnesses after 9/11

    By Michael Barasch

    Of the disease visited upon a wide swath of New Yorkers and others on and after September 11, 2001, respiratory illnesses account for a large number of chronic medical cases more than a decade later. A 2011 report prepared by the New York Department of Health reads in part: The collapse of the twin towers […]

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    If Congress Fails to Act, Newly-Expanded Zadroga Act Health Benefits May Face Funding Cuts

    By Michael Barasch

    A June 2012 ruling by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) added 50 different types of cancer to the list of illnesses covered by the WTC Health Program. But many survivors of 9/11 were dismayed to learn this past September that $38 million of the money set aside for injured survivors may […]

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