News Articles on effort to ensure that the World Trade Center Health Program is Fully Funded

Below are URLs to news stories on the effort to have the World Trade Center Health Program fully funded.

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Jan. 14, 2022International Journal of Environmental Research and Public HealthLongitudinal Impact of WTC Dust Inhalation on Rat Cardiac Tissue Transcriptomic Profiles

Even > 20 years after the 9/11 disaster, this has potentially important implications for those first responders exposed repeatedly at Ground Zero over the first week after the buildings collapsed.

Jan. 13, 2022Kaiser Health NewsLong-Excluded Uterine Cancer Patients Are Step Closer to 9/11 Benefits

The hormone-related cancer can develop after someone is exposed to the kind of endocrine-disrupting chemicals, including benzene, that were found in the dust that lingered in Lower Manhattan for months after the 9/11 attacks.

Jan. 8, 2022NorthJersey.comWood-Ridge firefighter who responded on 9/11 dies at 67

He is believed to have died from cancer he developed as a result of contact with the dust and debris that covered the victims who traveled across the Hudson River that day.

Jan. 6, 2022 NY Daily NewsVeteran NYPD detective and Ground Zero hero Barbara Burnette dies from 9/11-related illness

The former college basketball player developed lung cancer that forced her NYPD retirement in 2006 and wound up in a wheelchair during her courageous post-9/11 fight for life.