Ailments in 9/11 workers still puzzle scientists

Friday, September 2, 2011 | 7:46 p.m. CDT; updated 7:32 p.m. CDT, Saturday, September 3, 2011

NEW YORK — Like a lot of New Yorkers who spent time near the smoking ruins of the World Trade Center, Lorraine Ashman needs to take a deep breath before listing all the health problems that have afflicted her over the past decade.