Health Of 9/11 Survivors and Workers in Doubt
on: October 23, 2009, 5:08 am
Author: WORLDWIDE ASSOCIATION OF DISABLED VETERANS, INC.
York, NY)—The latest health study of 9/11 survivors and
rescue workers is raising serious concerns among leading experts
and politicians alike.
to the World Trade Center Medical Working Group of New York City’s
2009 Annual Report on 9/11 Health, long-term medical and mental
health problems continue to rise in the terrorist attack victims.
The report also underscores the urgent need for increased special
federal funding for medical services and additional research.
critically important to sickened 9/11 heroes and heroines that
they are not forgotten as the majority of them still don’t
have the proper health care and struggle with medical insurance
companies,” says Steven M. Centore, author of One of Them:
A First Responder’s Story.
Centore, who is a 9/11 first responder, a federal employee and
a Navy veteran, details his own battles with medical insurance
companies and the federal government in his book—battles
that have made his many 9/11-related health problems all the more
painful to deal with.
Michael Bloomberg released the Annual Report on 9/11 Health, which
was based on recent medical and environmental research.
will do whatever is needed to take care of those who came to our
aid after the city’s darkest day,” said Mayor Bloomberg.
by the mayor two years ago, The World Trade Center Medical Working
Group is comprised of health experts in the fields of science,
medicine and government. Its aim is to examine and analyze research
findings on health impacts caused by the September 11 attack.
eight years after the attack and 9/11 victims continue to fight
for the government’s attention and help,” adds Mr.
Centore. “They put their own health, their own lives and
the futures of their families on the line when the nation needed
them, and they deserve respect for their sacrifices.”
Centore has appeared at congressional hearings to fight for the
rights of the thousands of first responders. In his book he details
his own personal account of his experience at Ground Zero on 9/11.
learn more about how you can help or to buy the nationally acclaimed
book One of Them: A First Responder’s Story, visit www.SteveCentore.com
The book is also available on Borders.com, Target.com, Amazon.com
more information about One of Them: A First Responder’s
Story, contact Steven M. Centore directly at Scentore@yahoo.com.
ASSOCIATION OF DISABLED VETERANS, INC. and author Steven M. Centore
chose Arbor Books, Inc. (www.ArborBooks.com)
to design and promote One of Them: A First Responder’s Story.
Arbor Books is an internationally renowned, full-service book
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