Make a difference in the challenge to confront climate change, promote clean safe energy, and prevent the development and use of nuclear weapons.
If you are a health professional, add your name now to the letter to President Obama.
PSR Board President Jeff Patterson, DO, carried a strong health message to the White House today about the need for action on climate change to protect the health of all Americans. Attending the President’s Earth Day reception, Dr. Patterson stated that “The health of Americans requires that we reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the safest, most immediate way possible.”
Physicians for Social Responsibility supports the “Safe Chemicals Act of 2010,” introduced last week by Senator Lautenberg and Congressmen Waxman and Rush. The long-awaited, landmark legislation would overhaul the way the federal government protects the public from toxic chemicals.
States have an historic opportunity to bring the era of nuclear weapons to an end once and for all, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today. Addressing diplomats in Geneva, the ICRC's president, Jakob Kellenberger, appealed to States to ensure that nuclear weapons are never used again.Source: International Committee of the Red Cross
By incorporating a healthy beverages program into a broader sustainable food policy, health care facilities can play an important role in promoting food choices that are beneficial for the health of their communities and the environment.
Orlando, FloridaGlobal Climate Change and Health: Best Practices for Mitigating the Effects and Impacting Policy
A free conference from the American College of Preventive Medicine featuring PSR board members Drs. Cindy Parker and Lynn Ringenberg.
Baltimore, MarylandFilm Screening: Crossing Over
This independent film about immigration stars Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, and Ashley Judd. Co-hosted by Chesapeake PSR.