Mount Sinai Awarded 1.1 Million Grant to Investigate Kidney and Heart Disease in WTC Responders
September 11, 2014
Dr. Mary Ann McLaughlin to lead new study of the risks of kidney and heart disease among Ground Zero first-responders and volunteers exposed to the toxic dust-cloud.
September 11 Linked to Two Heart Disease Culprits: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
March 20, 2014
New study shows high levels of exposure to inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero linked to the risk of obstructive sleep apnea and PTSD.
Kidney Damage in First Responders Linked to September 11
November 9, 2013
For the first time, researchers have linked high levels of inhaled particulate matter by first responders at Ground Zero to kidney damage.
Reuters - "U.S. to Cover Cancer Treatment for 9-11 Responders"
September 10, 2012
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.
World Trade Center Responders at Heightened Risk for Atherosclerosis
November 15, 2011
Mount Sinai researchers have found that responders at the World Trade Center site with earlier exposure to the dust cloud have greater risk of developing arterial plaque.
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