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9/11 First Responders Accused Of Faking Illnesses Stemming From Terrorist Attacks

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:17

After a two-year investigation, over one hundred 9/11 first responders are expected to be arrested for millions of dollars in disability fraud for faking illnesses related to the 2001 terrorist attacks.

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9/11 First Responders At Risk For Kidney Damage

By | Sun, 11/10/2013 - 16:00

First responders to the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on 9/11 could be at an increased risk for kidney damage due to their prolonged exposure to airborne pollutants.

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9/11 Attacks Made 1 Million Former Smokers Pick Up Cigarettes Again

By | Fri, 06/21/2013 - 11:29

A recent study claims one million former smokers across the United States picked the habit back up after the September 11th terrorist attacks.

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9/11 First Responders Show 15% Increased Risk of Cancer

By | Wed, 04/24/2013 - 10:46

As time passes, the consequence of exposure to a complex mix of pollutants and carcinogens by Ground Zero rescue and recovery workers is being felt.

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9/11 Study Finds That Responders Have Elevated Risk of Some Cancers

By | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 12:07

The first results are in from the most comprehensive study so far conducted on health risks associated with the World Trade Center.

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U.S. to Cover Cancer Treatment for 9/11 Responders

By | Tue, 09/11/2012 - 08:56

The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer.

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Viewer Discretion Is Advised: Watching Disturbing News Footage Can Damage Long-term Mental and Physical Health

By | Wed, 09/05/2012 - 14:29

People are increasingly able to watch global drama unravel as more and more 24-hour news channels and social media websites bring in a constant stream of disturbing footage from war zones in faraway lands, but scientists say that the constant exposure to distressing news could actually negatively impact our long term health.