3.6% of the 25,000 rescue and recovery workers enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry, US report developing asthma after working at the site.
Thousands of World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers were still suffering serious mental health effects three years after the disaster, the Health Department reported.
Findings released today by the Health Department shed new light on the health effects of exposure to dust and debris among workers who responded to the World Trade Center disaster on September_11, 2001.
New-onset sarcoidosis of the lung is on the rise among Ground Zero firefighters, according to a new study.
The US Environmental Protection Agency will begin to test homes and businesses in lower Manhattan for hazardous air and dust, despite renewed criticism of the plan from lawmakers and community leaders.