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Dust Be Their Destiny: Growing Signs WTC Residue Caused Nerve Damage

Posted 1/25/16

When a doctor examines a survivor of the Sept. 11 attacks, she’s likely to ask a certain set of questions. She’s look­ing for the telltale afflictions triggered by the toxic dust of the World Trade Center.

Lung disease, stomach com­plaints, sinus problems and post-traumatic stress syndrome are common, particularly among first-responders who spent weeks downtown after 9/11.

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