The theme of the meeting was the exciting announcement that Teck's Remedial Investigation (RI) part of the RI/FS is coming to an end, which means the EPA's Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) would soon be completed as well. However, the information below, presented after the announcement of the RI and HHRA nearing completion, left the community feeling more concerned than excited.
A Call For More Research On Cancer’s Environmental Triggers
We already know how to stop many cancers before they start, scientists say. But there's a lot more work to be done. "Around half of cancers could be prevented," said Christopher Wild in the opening session of an international scientific meeting on cancer's environmental causes held in June. Wild is the former director of the World Health... Continue Reading →
Northport Crohn’s & Colitis Study Underway
Northport 2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn's & Colitis Study Underway ~ Still Recruiting Participants ~ Dr. Josh Korzenik, The Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), one of the leading IBD researchers in the country, and his team have begun their second study of the health cluster of ulcerative colitis... Continue Reading →
Request for Northport Resident’s Participation
If you are a current or past resident of Northport, WA and have suffered health issues, specifically: Auto Immune Diseases (MS, Parkinson's, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's) Cancers (report all cancers, but specifically Bladder, Stomach, Pancreatic, Prostate, Kidney, Brain, Breast) Thyroid/Endocrine Disorders (Hyper/Hypo Thyroidism, Enlarged Thyroid, Thyroid Cancer, Addisos Disease, etc) Brain Aneurism/Tumors Hearing Loss/Vertigo/ Mieners Heart... Continue Reading →