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9/11 survivor whose best friend died on 89th floor of South Tower reveals she spent a 'decade' unable to look at images or hear stories of attacks while overcome with grief

A 9/11 survivor who was overcome with grief after her best friend was killed in the South Tower has revealed she spent a decade unable to even look at pictures of the attacks. More.

Patients With Uterine Cancer Overlooking 9/11 Benefits May Now Be Able

Tammy Kaminski was one of the volunteers after the 9/11 attacks. She had volunteered for 8 hours every Saturday for nine months. There, she was exposed to carcinogenic toxic substances like benzene which is a by-product of burning jet fuel, asbestos from the lingering smoke and ash. She is a chiropractor who lives in West Calvin, New Jersey. More.

COVID-19, 9/11 and public health: OSHA failed in late 2001, and the Supreme Court just tied its hands again

In the days and weeks and months after terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, heroes who engaged in rescue and recovery efforts breathed in toxic air. Tens of thousands of those workers have been sickened, and thousands have died. More.

Convocation speaker shares personal 9-11 experiences and says, ‘become better citizens and stop fighting each other’

A Snow College vice president talked about his personal experiences on 9-11 and challenged students to become better citizens and stop fighting against each other in a speech last week. More.

DeLand Fire Department Awarded 9/11 Survivor Tree Sapling

The DeLand Fire Department has been awarded a sapling from the 9/11 Survivor Tree. The sapling has been planted on the southwest side of the new DeLand Fire Station 81 at 343 W. Howry Ave.. The 343 address number represents the 343 firefighters who were killed on 9/11. More.

Failure to pass Biden’s Build Back Better plan threatens funding for 9/11 health care program

The death sentence Joe Manchin declared for President Biden’s massive domestic policy bill is also threatening a key priority of New York lawmakers — plugging a nearly $3 billion gap in the 9/11 health program. More.

9/11 Memorial & Museum Leader Is Departing in 2022

Alice M. Greenwald, 69, the president and chief executive of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in Lower Manhattan, on Thursday announced that she expects to leave the institution in 2022, after 16 years there. More.

How the 9/11 Attacks Affected Cancer Prevalence

On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in New York City, leading to nearly 3,000 deaths. In the weeks and months following the attacks, thousands of first responders and recovery workers put their own physical and mental health at risk by reporting to Ground Zero to aid in the recovery efforts. More.