9/11 responders now suffering loss of smell
Chronic condition represents a 'breakdown in the body's defense against toxic substances'
By Tom Avril
The Philadelphia Inquirer
NEW YORK — At first, Mike Greene thought it might just be a bad allergy.
But when his sense of smell didn't come back for months, the paramedic suspected it was caused by polluted air he'd breathed at the most harrowing job site of his career: the wreckage of the World Trade Center.
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