Science Talk: FDNY Rescue Workers Show Lasting Lung Damage From 9/11 World Trade Center Dust



April 7, 2010 — A study of nearly 13,000 rescue workers from the Fire Department of the City of New York shows that those who suffered acute lung damage after exposure to World Trade Center dust have not recovered normal lung function. The study appears in the April 8, 2010 edition of The New England Journal of Medicine. See accompanying release http://www.einstein.yu.edu/home/news.asp?id=477

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