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.
Jan. 14, 2022 — International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health — Longitudinal 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, 2022 — Kaiser Health News — Long-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, 2022 — NorthJersey.com — Wood-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 News — Veteran 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.