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Inae Oh

16 Sobering Numbers That Remind Us To Honor The Sacrifice Of 9/11 Responders

HuffingtonPost.com | Inae Oh | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Thirteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, some first responders and rescue workers are still waiting to receive proper care and comp...

Carly Schwartz

9/11 Hero Now Battling Blood Cancer: 'If I Had To Do It All Over Again, I Would'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Last year, we highlighted Jimmy's story on Huffington Post, which led to a number of bone-marrow cheek-swab submissions, but unfortunately Jimmy is still looking for a match. As we approach the 14th anniversary of the events on September 11th, we're taking a moment to remember his story -- and hope to find a match to save this honorable heroes life.

Study: 9/11 Responders See 15% Increased Cancer Risk

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 06.23.2013 | New York

A major health study of 9/11 responders has found an increased risk of cancer, mirroring two prior investigations. The federally sponsored study of a...