BWH/Harvard Northport IBD Study to begin next month

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 →

Linking Air Pollution to Colitis & Crohn’s

Linking Air Pollution to Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease;                       A statement for Northport residents, epidemiologists, research organizations and universities on an opportunity for an epidemiological case-control study on Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis that continues to be ignored By Jamie Paparich Extensive studies continue to be... Continue Reading →

2016 residential soil sampling meeting Feb. 24th, 6:30pm- Northport Cafeteria

http://www.lrf.org | info@lrf.org February 12, 2016 Northport open house to focus on 2016 free residential soil sampling opportunities   February 24th, 6:30 p.m., Northport School Cafeteria. Click here for flyer with details. The Forum is hosting an open house for Upper Columbia Valley property owners to learn about eligibility and the opportunity for free soil sampling... 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 →

Plan for Air Monitoring Study in Northport…. Please read and help if you can

The Citizens for a Clean Columbia (CCC), myself, and other Northport residents have been trying to get a well planned air monitoring study done in the area.  The last air monitoring done in Northport was from 1993-1997.  The results of these 4 air monitoring studies showed that levels of arsenic and cadmium exceeded the recommended... Continue Reading →

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