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Children Exposed to Toxic 9/11 Dust Show Signs of Heart Disease as Young Adults

Subjects with higher levels of the chemicals known to be in debris from the World Trade Center were found to have greater levels of artery-hardening fats in their blood.

Published On 09/11/2017
8:19 AM EDT
Children cover their mouths in the SoHo neighborhood of New York on September 12, 2001. Smoke filled the air all over lower Manhattan in the aftermath of Tuesday's terrorist attack and destruction of the World Trade Center. | Chris Hondros/Getty Images