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Posted on August 11, 2015

First responder claims daily exposure to debris at Ground Zero damaged kidneys

She worked for nearly four months handling the rubble at Ground Zero — and it likely damaged her kidneys.

Retired NYPD officer Elizabeth Lugo is one of 183 first responders who participated in a Mount Sinai study that found the workers who did the grim work around the World Trade Center site after 9/11 are significantly more likely to have kidney damage.
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