On September 11, 2001, New York's skyline and identity changed forever. More than 15 years later, many New Yorkers are still experiencing aftershocks of 9/11, often in unexpected ways. Unusual and devastating health conditions continue to affect people who were near the nightmare on 9/11.
About 55,000 people who lived in fume-filled trailer homes in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita will share in a $37.5 million dollar settlement from the companies that built them. The so-called FEMA trailers used formaldehyde-based insulation and glues that often made the occupants sick. The prefabricated homes were used in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Texas.