TV News LIES

Tuesday, Mar 03rd

Last update07:52:23 PM GMT

You are here News 9/11 Related Aftermath of 9/11: Study Shows Firefighters' Breathing Problems Never Went Away

Aftermath of 9/11: Study Shows Firefighters' Breathing Problems Never Went Away

E-mail Print PDF

Study shows no recovery for 9/11 rescue workers who suffered acute lung damage.More than seven years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, rescue workers still had trouble breathing after they inhaled from the cloud of dust that enveloped southern Manhattan, a new study concludes.

Doctors conducted a seven-year study of members of the New York City Fire Department who responded to the World Trade Center attacks between Sept. 11 and Sept. 24, 2001. The researchers were able to include 91 percent of the responding workers -- a total of 10,870 firefighters and 1,911 EMS workers.

By 2008, the rescuers who had significant declines in lung function a year after the attack had still not recovered, and the recorded drop in lung function was about 12 times the rate seen in normal aging. The research was published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Lawmakers push for Obama to break seal on 9/11 pages

9/11 reportPresident Obama is coming under pressure from lawmakers to declassify 28 pages of the 9/11 report...

Feds look into prosecutor's claims involving Christie donor

Chris ChristieFederal investigators are looking into a former county prosecutor's allegation in a lawsuit that he was...

9/11 defendant still suffering from ‘black site’ injuries, lawyer says at Guantánamo

9/11 defendantA defense lawyer for an alleged 9/11 plotter said Thursday that his Saudi captive client was...

September 11 conspirator Moussaoui says Saudi royals backed al Qaeda

MassaouiA former al Qaeda operative imprisoned for life for his role in the Sept. 11, 2001,...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!