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 →

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 →

Disease cluster in town of Northport, Washington linked to pollutants released by smelter in British Columbia

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 →

Trail B.C. community requests colitis/crohn’s study in wake of results of recent Harvard study of Northport residents

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 →

Huge Admission from Canadian Cross-Border Polluter, Teck Resources

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 →

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