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What Is the Nationwide Health Program Network?

By Troy Rosasco

The World Trade Center Health Program-also known as WTC Health Program or WTCHP – also created several Clinical Centers of Excellence to serve responders and survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center who live in New York City. However, the 9/11 Ground Zero responders and survivors enrolled in the program live […]

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Health Effects from Exposure to 9/11 Dust

Health Effects From Exposure To 9/11 Dust

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people died in the terrorist attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, PA, on September 11, 2001. Unfortunately, many more survivors and first responders died in the two decades since 9/11, and others are just now contracting serious, life-altering medical conditions from the toxic exposure. Listed below are some […]

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Can I Recoup Medical Expenses That I Paid Because of My 9/11-Related Condition?

Can I Recoup Medical Expenses That I Paid Because of My 9/11-Related Condition?

By Troy Rosasco

You may already know that the WTC Health Program provides cost-free medical care and monitoring services to eligible members of the WTC Health Program. You probably also already know that you can receive compensation for the expenses and impacts of your illness, such as lost earnings. However, what you might not know is that you […]

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Even Among Firefighters, 9/11 Responders See Increased Cancer Risk

By Troy Rosasco

Chronic health effects are not necessarily unusual for firefighters. After all, they routinely encounter toxic smoke containing plastics, carbon monoxide, cyanide, hydrogen chloride, benzene, and more. However, a recent study conducted by the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) reveals that not only do the firefighters and EMTs who responded to the World Trade Center […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
9/11 Investigation

9/11 Families Continue to Demand Answers About Saudi Connection

By Troy Rosasco

Was Saudi Arabia behind the 9/11 terror attacks? There has long been a belief that Saudi government officials were not only aware that the attack was being planned but that they provided critical support to the first hijackers who arrived in the U.S. Attorneys for family members of victims have poured over newly released documents […]

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Prostate Cancer Awareness

Study Finds Prostate Cancer Occurred Early in WTC Responders

By Troy Rosasco

Do the cancers experienced by 9/11 responders and survivors present differently than in individuals who acquired the same cancer through a different cause? Researchers studying 9/11-related prostate cancer have found not only an increased risk of the condition among this group when compared to the general population, but also that prostate cancer appeared in rescue […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
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Deaths That Have Happened Since 9/11

By Troy Rosasco

  On September 11, 2001, terrorists killed nearly three thousand people in the deadliest attack in U.S. history, when commercial airplanes full of passengers collided into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center, and the Pentagon. All of the passengers aboard a third commercial airline perished when the plane crashed into the […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers
What if My Bank Account or Address Has Changed Since My Last 9/11 Benefits Payment?

What if My Bank Account or Address Has Changed Since My Last 9/11 Benefits Payment?

By Troy Rosasco

The Census Bureau reports that the average American moves once every five years. The majority of these moves involve changing residence within the same county. However, others involve moves to another part of a state, a different state, or abroad. One common item on a moving to-do list, especially for moves further than across town, […]

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