Injury, dust exposure among 9/11 survivors linked to risk of later heart and respiratory diseases
9 days ago - By News Medical
People who were exposed to the dust cloud or sustained physical injuries during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001 may be at increased long-term risk of asthma, other respiratory diseases and heart attack, according to a study published in the open access journal Injury Epidemiology.
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Exposure to 9/11 Attacks Could have Increased Asthma and Heart Attack Risk
9 days ago - By Medindia Health
Years after the horrific attacks on 9/11 the victims are still suffering from chronic conditions like heart and lung disease.
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