Colitis or Crohn’s – Information/Symptoms

   About Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are chronic digestive disorders of the intestines. These illnesses are collectively known as inflammatory bowel diseases, or IBD, because many of their symptoms and complications are similar. However, recent evidence suggests that they are separate disorders. It is estimated that some 1.4 million Americans suffer... Continue Reading →

Northport WA Colitis/Crohn’s Study – Focus on Smelter Pollution – Spokesman Examiner (Feb 2011)

Study tracks reasons behind high rate of illness near Northport Focus is area downstream from B.C. smelter Dan Pelle photo Gail Leaden was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, as was her friend on the right in the photograph. Both women used to live in Northport, Wash. Some suspect that emissions from a Trail, B.C., smelter contributed to their... Continue Reading →

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