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 →

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 →

Harvard Doctor’s comments on findings in first phase of his Northport Crohn’s & Colitis Study

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

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 →

Health Science – Patients helping patients towards a better quality of life

The following press release is for a new health science study to treat IBD. Health science involves using technology and scientific research to improve healthcare and treatment. If you are interested in learning more about, or possibly entering this field for yourself, this site exploring health science programs in college offers more information on what... Continue Reading →

Health Science – Patients helping patients towards a better quality of life

The following press release is for a new health science study to treat IBD. Health science involves using technology and scientific research to improve healthcare and treatment. If you are interested in learning more about, or possibly entering this field for yourself, this site exploring a Health Science Program in college offers more information on... Continue Reading →

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