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Ask Dr. K: New knowledge, meds can ease ulcerative colitis

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve recently been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. What causes it, and how is it treated? DEAR READER: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease of the colon. (The …


Scout’s Eagle project serves young people with Crohn’s

When asked why he joined Cub Scouts in sixth grade, William “Billy” L. Kleinknecht, 17, laughed and said he joined for the same reasons many other boys join. “I wanted …


Researcher seeking clues behind clusters of disease in tiny town

NORTHPORT, Wash. – Rose Kalamarides was in her early 20s when she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Her older brother also got the debilitating disease. So did one of her …


Inflammation found in sturgeon

Juvenile sturgeon that ingested slag from Teck Resources’ Trail, B.C., smelter had chronic inflammation in their guts, according to a federal study. Thirty-seven juvenile sturgeon were captured in the upper …


Looking back

The Trail, B.C., smelter 1896: Forerunner of Teck Resources’ current smelter opens to process copper and gold ore from the Rossland Mine in British Columbia.


Study tracks reasons behind high rate of illness near Northport

Gail Leaden was 5 when she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. In high school, Leaden’s best friend in the small town of Northport, Wash., was diagnosed with the same illness. …