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    Learn the Risks During Sarcoidosis Awareness Month

    By Michael Barasch

    Anyone who was in Lower Manhattan on 9/11 or in the months that followed has a higher risk of 68 different types of cancer and many forms of respiratory disease, including sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis is a disease characterized by the growth of tiny collections of inflammatory cells (known as “granulomas”) in any part of your body […]

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    The Newest Peekskill Canine to Be Named after Fallen Peekskill Police Officer Who Passed Away From A 9/11-related Condition

    By Jennifer Jimenez

    The Peekskill Police Department named the newest member of their canine team after a fallen Peekskill Detective who passed away in 2013 from sarcoidosis, a disease he contracted while participating in the rescue efforts at the World Trade Center following the September 11 attacks.
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  • 9/11 Injuries

    WTC Tragedy: What the Research Says

    By Michael Barasch

    The events of September 2001 fueled an individual and collective nightmare that has yet to cease. In loss of life and ongoing illness, the devastation wrought upon the United States is hard to calculate. In ensuing years, new structures have risen from the ashes of the World Trade Center (WTC) site along with an impressive […]

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