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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 →
2016 BWH/Harvard Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis study to begin in November In 2011 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 conducted a study of Northport residents through health questionnaires and medical record confirmations.... Continue Reading →
By Kraft Palmer Davies, PLLC Harvard Medical School researchers have determined Northport, Washington, a tiny 296-resident border town, has 10 to 15 times the normal rates of the inflammatory bowel disease. The town is located downwind and downriver of a smelter in Trail, British Columbia run by Teck Resources, which for nearly a century funneled... Continue Reading →
Steve Berman, a lawyer with the law firm Hagens Berman, will be holding an open forum meeting at the Northport Community Center on Monday, November 18th at 4:00pm. Northport and Trail residents, past and present, interested in discussing a possible class action lawsuit against Teck Resources are invited to join. If you are unable to... Continue Reading →
link to article Trail Seeks Updated Info On Bowel Disease Risks Monday, November 19, 2012 - 7:46 AM Trial has asked the Ministry of Health for updated information regarding the local risks of diseases like Crone's and Colitis. Mayor Dieter Bogs says a study completed in 1994 did not show a greater chance. But a... Continue Reading →
Dr. Korzenik, the Director of the Crohn's and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women's Hospital, one of Harvard Medical School's teaching hospitals, is the physician heading up the current Northport Crohn's and Colitis study. The results of the first phase of the study was published last month. The abstract stated of the 117 current Northport residents who participated in the study 17 had been diagnosed with... Continue Reading →
Huge Admission from Canadian Cross-Border Polluter, Teck Resources By rosehips | Posted September 11, 2012 | Northport, Washington I have personally been waiting decades for this. In an historic admission on the eve of a court case pitting two members of the Colville Confederated Tribes, the state of Washington and the EPA against a Canadian... Continue Reading →