Tag Archives: Remembering 9/11

Exposure related health conditions still trouble 9/11 first responders 20 years later

Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. On that day and for weeks after, first responders at the World Trade Center worked to clear rubble and to search for remains. Many were stricken with debilitating illness, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We hear from some of them, as Amna Nawaz reports… Read More »

New York’s 9/11 first responders are battling a new kind of mass trauma

NYC’s first responders reflect on trauma of 9/11, COVID-19 Blurb: For our endeavor to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, John Yang spoke to first responders and medical workers who have lived and worked through both the attacks and have also more recently seen the mass trauma from COVID-19 in the city… Read More »