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Pharmacy charges 9/11 responders $150 for medication records
A pharmacy near Mount Sinai Hospital is gouging sick 9/11 responders by charging $150 for a simple printout of the medications they take, advocates told The Post. Madison Avenue Pharmacy, a block from the Upper East Side hospital that treats Ground Zero cops, hard hats and other workers, has filled thousands of prescriptions covered by federal [...]

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Sat
WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAM: Approach Used to Add Cancers to List of Covered Conditions Was Reasonable, but Could Be Improved
What GAO Found The Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP)—a program of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)—used a hazard-based, multiple-method approach to determine whether to add cancers to the WTCHP list of covered conditions for which treatment may be provided at no cost to an enrollee. Experts who participated in [...]

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Thu
As We Mourn Robin Williams, Let’s Not Forget the Quiet Heroes
As the headlines buzz and our hearts ache with the news of Robin Williams losing his battle to mental illness, several quiet heroes have also lost their own battles in these last few years. Their fight wasn’t against depression or drugs or celebrity scrutiny, but it was just as sinister, and just as heartbreaking. Their [...]

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Thu
The truth and nothing but – 9/11 museum must correct exhibits on Ground Zero air toxins
The magnificent 9/11 Museum at the World Trade Center does an exceptional job of poignantly documenting the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the WTC. Almost to the last detail, its presentation is pitch-perfect. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/truth-article-1.1902688#ixzz3ANYNmTtA

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Wed
Sick first responders snubbed by 9/11 Museum
The 9/11 Museum has been drawing criticism from first responders upset with the way its exhibits portray those who suffered in the aftermath of the terror attacks. One of the most moving complaints came from an NYPD officer who became ill with cancer after working at Ground Zero. Read More : http://nypost.com/2014/08/11/sick-first-responders-snubbed-by-911-museum/