9/11 Ground Zero responders suffer early risk of dementia, researchers say

The Sept. 11 terror attack didn’t just sicken first responders who desperately searched for victims at Ground Zero — it also appears to be robbing them of their mental faculties, disturbing new research shows.

A study conducted by Stony Brook University has found that people who worked amid the rubble of the Twin Towers are suffering cognitive decline far earlier than normal.

“It’s two to three times more likely that 9/11 responders are likely to have mild cognitive impairment — a…

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