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A New York Fire Department Deputy Chief at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attacks. Stony Brook University researchers may have found a link between Post Traumatic Stress Disorders and cognitive degeneration in 9/11 responders. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SBU researchers find possible link between PTSD in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration

Cindy Mizaku May 2, 2019
A team of researchers at Stony Brook University conducted a pilot study that suggests there may be a link between chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration, leading to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
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A New York City fireman calls for 10 more rescue workers to make their way into the rubble of the World Trade Center.PUBLIC DOMAIN

WTC Wellness Program receives $60M for expansion

Rawson Jahan April 27, 2017
Almost 16 years later and the deadly toxins that escaped on that horrific Sept. 11 day still linger in the bodies of the first responders who risked their health to help those in need.
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