Northport study shows elevated rate of disease

Study shows elevated rate of bowel disease in Washington town downstream of B.C.’s Trail smelter Wednesday, August 15, 2012 By Larry Pynn, Vancouver Sun Teck Resources (smelter), Trail B.C. Photographed by: UDO WEITZ, Vancouver Sun Jamie Paparich’s father and aunt grew up on the family farm on Mitchell Road in Northport, Wash., just downstream of the... Continue Reading →

Spokesman Article on Northport IBD Study Results

Researcher seeking clues behind clusters of disease in tiny town High number of Northport residents have colitis or Crohn’s disease Becky Kramer The Spokesman-Review Rose Kalamarides and her mother, Kay Paparich, talk last month about the high rate of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis in Northport, Wash. Local residents suspect a link to pollution from a smelter in nearby Trail, B.C. NORTHPORT,... Continue Reading →

If you or a family member suffers from Crohn’s or Colitis take a moment to complete an online survey that can provide info needed to find cures!

Your participation in an online research study can help us find cures! CCFA Partners has the unprecedented potential to improve the quality of life for patients everywhere. Join the 10,000 people who are already helping us build knowledge for a better future. All you need to do is fill out an online survey. How does CCFA... Continue Reading →

Help Save IBD Research Funding

Help Save IBD Research Funding Take Action! Contact Your Legislator Today Urge Your Legislators to Fund IBD Research President Obama submitted his Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) budget proposal to the Congress, the request did not include funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) IBD program. We need to ask Members of Congress... Continue Reading →

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