PTSD and Depression in Survivors a Decade after 9/11
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the most commonly reported mental illness in survivors of the World Trade Center disaster in New York City. A new study co-authored by Steven D. Stellman, PhD, professor of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health and senior author, has found a high prevalence of comorbid PTSD and depression among [...]

Old Age or 9/11? Researchers Look for Heart, Kidney Diseases Among Sept. 11 Survivors
As the first of the twin towers fell, NYPD officer Ada Resnick was enveloped in the massive cloud of debris that shrouded Lower Manhattan, the suffocating mix searing her eyes and lungs. She thought she might die but emerged alive and spent a long day guiding survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks toward safety. Read More [...]

City Council members push to extend Zadroga Act for 9/11 first responders
City Council members are joining the fight to extend the Zadroga Act for ailing 9/11 first responders. A resolution pushing for extension of the act, which funds health treatment and compensation for cops, firefighters, workers and area residents sickened after exposure to Ground Zero toxins, will be introduced Wednesday by Councilwoman Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan). Read More : http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/city-council-members-push-extend-zadroga-act-article-1.2068400

Sonstein Sunday 12/28/14 (podcast) with John Feal
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De Blasio ‘unresponsive’ on 9/11 fund issue: Rep. King
Mayor de Blasio’s inaction on what to do with a stash of $326 million in federal 9/11 funds could hurt the effort to pass a bill to give more aid to sick and dying 9/11 workers, Rep. Peter King warns. In September, New York lawmakers in Washington introduced a bill to extend the $2.7 billion federal [...]