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  • Michael Barasch and Richard Alles Featured in Retired Member's Association Newsletter

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    Michael Barasch and Richard Alles Featured in Retired Member’s Association Newsletter

    By Michael Barasch

    Good friend Michael Barasch and retired DC Rich Alles were on hand to urge members to sign up for the Victims Compensation Fund which ends 12/18/2020. They passed out literature about the VCF and info about all the cancers affecting us now. Mike told the membership to get a full body scan at least once […]

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  • 9/11 Injuries

    WTC Research: Inhalation of Particulate Associated with Sleep Apnea

    By Michael Barasch

    New research from Mount Sinai Hospital links inhalation of particulate at Ground Zero with increased risk for sleep apnea years later. In an earlier study of approximately 800 participants in the World Trade Center (WTC) CHEST program, researchers found a higher risk of pathology of the heart, lungs and kidneys. The toxic cloud generated at […]

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