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  • Historic ban treaty victory at the UN

    On October 27, the world took a giant step toward true nuclear disarmament. In a stunning victory for PSR and our international affiliates IPPNW and ICAN, the UN First Committee adopted resolution L.41 by a vote of 123 nations in favor, 38 opposed (including, unfortunately, the United States) and 16 abstentions. As a result, negotiations will begin in 2017 toward a nuclear weapons ban treaty.

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  • Everyday chemicals cost us billions

    Hormone-disrupting chemicals cost the U.S. $340 billion annually in health care expenses and lost wages. These chemicals can be found in electronics, car seats, makeup and food packaging among other consumer products. Learn more about hormone disruptors and tips to reduce exposure here.

  • PSR Kansas City Dinner

    PSR Kansas City leadership recently held a dinner meeting with Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, President of the Board of Directors for PSR National. Pictured from left: Lynn Ringenberg, MD, FAAP; Ann Suellentrop, MSRN, Chapter Director; Richard Gibson, CPA, PSR National board member; Dr. Jennifer Ashby; and Dr. Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, President of PSR/KC Area Board of Directors.

  • PSR Kansas City Commmemorates Hiroshima/Nagasaki

    PSR National President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg (center) joined PSR Kansas City members at the International Fast for a Nuclear Ban Treaty event at the Kansas City Plant to commemorate the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and to call for a ban on nuclear weapons.

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  • Hiroshima, Nagasaki, a contemporary Crucifixion
    August 7, 2015

    A report on local Hiroshima/Nagasaki commemorations sponsored by PSR Kansas City.

    Source: National Catholic Reporter
  • Clean power plan
    August 5, 2015

    A letter to the editor from PSR Kansas City member Everett Murphy, MD.

    Source: Kansas City Star
  • Nuclear threat
    August 6, 2014

    A letter to the editor from PSR member Dr. Joe Douglas.

    Source: Lawrence Journal-World

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  • Tell the EPA: Don't delay methane protections

    Tell the EPA: don't delay the proposed rule to capture leaking methane gas. Our health and the health of the climate cannot wait!

  • Tell Congress—defend the Clean Air Act against Big Oil!

    President Trump, his new EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, and some in Congress are attempting to block or weaken clean air and climate protections like the Clean Power Plan. Tell your member of Congress to support full implementation of the Clean Air Act and the Clean Power Plan.

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Resources

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »

Contact

Ann Suellentrop, Program Director; Richard Gibson, CPA, Executive Director
1865 S. Pyle St.
Kansas City, Kansas 66103
913-342-0587 (h)