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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Resources

  • Natural Gas Health Impacts Symposium

    PSR is proud to have participated in "Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health," a high-powered conference in Boston that brought together university researchers, public health departments and concerned citizens. Watch Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb's overview presentation here, timestamp 11:10 - 46:05. Read more »

  • Fracking Compendium 5 Water Excerpt

    Given the timely and important consideration of the issue by state officials in Florida, Physicians for Social Responsibility, along with Concerned Health Professionals of New York, has released excerpts from the upcoming Fifth Edition of the Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking. Released in Miami in advance of the full report, this new document contains an up-to-date analysis and compilation of the science on water contamination risks from drilling, fracking, and associated activities. Read more »

  • Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit

    PSR and the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units have just introduced the updated Pediatric Environmental Health Toolkit (PEHT). This free web app offers evidenced-based information for clinicians to educate parents about how to reduce toxic exposures during well-child visits. Read more »

  • Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

    PSR's report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas, based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »

  • Ira Helfand in the Documentary 'Good Thinking'

    PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand is featured in the documentary 'Good Thinking', speaking about nuclear weapons. Watch a clip here. Read more »

  • Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking

    The Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking is a fully referenced compilation of the evidence outlining the risks and harms of fracking. Read more »

  • Webinar: The Fight for Solar

    Solar energy is one of our best hopes for a clean energy future – yet some utility companies are trying to stifle the spread of rooftop solar. Learn more about the fight for rooftop ("distributed") solar. Read more »

  • Letter Opposing Dakota Access Pipeline

    Letter from PSR and Student PSR in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and in strong opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more »

  • 30 Years of Living with Chernobyl, 5 Years Living with Fukushima

    This report, co-released by PSR and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, provides detailed and sobering updates of these two sentinel events. Read more »

  • Webinar: Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

    Our second train-the-trainer lecture reviews new research on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and how to counsel patients on reducing day to day exposures. Speaker: Dr. Johanna Congleton. Read more »

 

Page Updated August 21, 2013

Resources

  • Death by Degrees

    PSR Maine released their updated report Death by Degrees: The Health Crisis of Climate Change in Maine on Thursday, June 18. PSR Maine's new report is an update to their original report of the same name released in 2000, which was considered groundbreaking at the time. Read more »

  • Video: Ira Helfand, MD at the 2014 Nobel Summit

    PSR Board Member Dr. Ira Helfand speaks on nuclear weapons at the 2014 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome. Read more »