Fifteen first responders were awarded long-awaited 9/11 health fund payments, officials announced.
The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act could face $38 million in federal cuts next year.
The federal government announced Monday that the Zadroga Act will cover dozens of cancers.
The Zadroga Act will compensate 9/11 responders who are suffering from cancer, federal officials said.
Comedian Jon Stewart wants sick 9/11 responders to get the help they need.
Dozens of sick first responders who hoped to testify about cancer and 9/11 health were turned away.
Sick 9/11 first responders must make a difficult decision whether to drop their lawsuits by Jan. 2, 2012.
Dozens of people are submitting online questions about the new 9/11 health law.
Sheila Birnbaum, a legal expert, will weigh thousands of claims from those who are sick.
Less than a week after the killing of Osama bin Laden, 9/11 recovery workers attended a health and education forum.
The FealGood Foundation is holding a forum at Queens College Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The FealGood Foundation is advising sick responders to sign up with their five-lawyer team as soon as possible.
The new 9/11 Health Law doesn't go into effect until July, so first responders do not need to make any hasty decisions.
John Feal is advising 9/11 first responders not to sign agreements with any lawyers yet.
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