Health Effects of 9/11 Still Plague Responders and Survivors

Rachel Zeig-Owens, Dr.P.H., discusses her research on FDNY first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attack, including findings that those who arrived at the World Trade Center site earliest have the highest rates of respiratory disease. Dr. Zeig-Owens is assistant professor of epidemiology & population health at Einstein and director of epidemiology and the lead epidemiologist for the World Trade Center Health Program at the Fire Department of the City of New York.

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