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Michael McAuliff

9/11 Remembered By Politicians Who Opposed The 9/11 Health Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's leading Republicans marked the 11th anniversary of 9/11 with the words "never forget" on their lips -- most of those using...

US Wants 9/11 Health Program To Include 50 Cancers

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — People who were stricken with cancer after being exposed to the toxic ash that exploded over Manhattan when the World Trade Center co...

9/11 Panel Considers Cancer Coverage Under Zadroga Act

| Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin LOWER MANHATTAN — An advisory panel examining which conditions should be covered by the Zadroga Act appeared close Wednesday to r...

Michael McAuliff

$2.8 Billion Sept. 11 Fund Opens Doors

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The new September 11 Victim Compensation Fund took its first major step to begin helping people sickened and dying from the rescue and r...

Lynne Peeples

For 9/11 Cancer Sufferers, The Struggle For Help Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

Mike Burke was enjoying a round of golf with fellow firefighters when two hijacked planes struck the twin towers ten years ago. "We immediately le...

Lynne Peeples

9/11 Health Watch: Ensuring The Zadroga Act Fulfills Its Promise To Responders

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

After a nearly decade-long battle, supporters of the James Zadroga Health and Compensation Act celebrated its passage into law this January. Now, they...

Lynne Peeples

Firefighter Cancer Tied To Ground Zero Exposure

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

Firefighters who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, selflessly exposing themselves to the toxic dust that clouded Ground Zero, were 19 percent m...