Posts Tagged ‘Zadroga Act’

9/11 first responders, workers continue to fall ill as 12th anniversary of tragedy is marked

11 Sep 2013 by under Events, Legal, News, People

firefighters at WTC site 100x100 9/11 first responders, workers continue to fall ill as 12th anniversary of tragedy is markedToday Americans pause to remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001, when terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City, and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., along with a failed attempt that downed a jetliner in a field in , changed our nation forever. But as we stop to think of those who lost their lives on that day, the lingering effects of toxic debris at in New York continue to plague first responders and workers who cleared the debris. Many others also were exposed to toxins at the Pentagon and the plane crash site. (more…)


Memorial service today for Dr. Stephen Levin, advocate for 9/11 worker health

21 Feb 2012 by under Events, News, People, Research/Treatment

stephen m levin md 100x100 Memorial service today for Dr. Stephen Levin, advocate for 9/11 worker healthA memorial service is set for today, Feb. 21, 2012, for Dr. Stephen Levin, who was instrumental in addressing the needs of and other workers whose health was negatively affected during the events of . Dr. Levin passed away Feb. 7 at age 70 at his home in Uppper Grandview, New York. The memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. ET at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Stern Auditorium, 1468 Madison Avenue at East 100th Street, New York, NY. (more…)