What is autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases?

Spotlight on: The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) What is autoimmunity? One of the functions of the immune system is to protect the body by responding to invading microorganisms, such as viruses or bacteria, by producing antibodies or sensitized lymphocytes (types of white blood cells). Under normal conditions, an immune response cannot be triggered... Continue Reading →


THE NORTHPORT PROJECT **FUNDRAISER** Help Raise $3,200.00 for The Northport Project’s Community Protection & Awareness Program FUNDRAISER GOALS Our fundraiser goal is to raise money to provide free heavy metal hair element tests to all past and present Northport residents. The results will provide participants with information to assist them with current or possible future... Continue Reading →

Cumulative Impacts Project + The Northport Project

Cumulative Impacts Working Group This Working Group receives information about and participates in the Cumulative Impacts Project. This is a project of CHE with the Science and Environmental Health Network (SEHN), along with an advisory group of environmental health and justice advocates, scientists, scholars, and agency staff members. “Cumulative impacts” refers to the total harm... Continue Reading →

Northport Project for the 2011 NIEHS Visionary Idea!!

 Northport Project for the 2011 NIEHS Visionary Idea!! We made it in for final consideration under the Affected/Susceptible Population category! Below is timeline of NIEHS Strategic Planning Process - Strategic Planning Process (all dates are anticipated) Step Details Presentations and information meetings to NIEHS staff, the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council, other NIEHS Advisory Boards and informal... Continue Reading →

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