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Remembering 9/11

Craig Ruttle
A New York City firefighter stands at attention by a memorial at the side of a firehouse adjacent to One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial site during ceremonies on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York in 2018.

Eighteen years after the 9/11 attacks many first responders continue to live with PTSD. Now a pilot study from Stony Brook University suggests they could face another mental health challenge...dementia. We examine that study and share your memories of September 11th, with guests:

  • Dawn Kirchner, spouse of a first responder with severe cognitive problems post-9/11
  • Sean Clouston, Ph.D., associate professor, Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University
  • Gary Rose, Ph.D., professor and chair, Department of Government, Politics and Global Studies, Sacred Heart University