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Rolling Stone magazine calls the PSR and Concerned Health Professionals of NY report on fracking's effects "the most authoritative study of its kind." Help us amplify it!
Dr. David H. Newman comments on gun violence from his viewpoint as an emergency room physician.Source: New York Times
Fortunately, a popular movement to minimize climate change is beginning (for example, see 350.org or Physicians for Social Responsibility), and government has taken some steps to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.Source: Kennebec Journal
In her bicycle trek across Japan last month, Iowa City resident Michelle Gin of Iowa PSR met a number of hibakusha, the Japanese term for survivors of the atomic bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S. in 1945.Source: Iowa City Press Citizen
PSR is among the groups that have been pushing Johnson & Johnson to remove toxic chemicals from its products.Source: NBC News
Iowa PSR's Michelle Gin is one of about three dozen activists from around the world set to pedal across Japan in August on a two-week, 300-mile trek that will take her from Nagasaki to Hiroshima in the name of global peace and the end of nuclear proliferation.Source: Iowa City Press Citizen
An op-ed co-authored by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on the danger of nuclear famine.Source: CNN
"Scientific evidence is exhaustive, yet the flame retardant industry continues to deceive the public and policymakers," says Martha Dina Arguello of Physicians for Social Responsibility-LA.Source: Californians For Toxic Free Fire Safety
Dr. Andy Harris of Oregon PSR on the health impacts of coal export.Source: The Oregonian
A brief in support of the newspapers was filed on behalf of Philadelphia Physicians for Social Responsibility, and other groups.Source: Business Week
View the video presentation delivered by Victor W. Sidel, M.D., a founder and former president of Physicians for Social Responsibility. The event took place on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at UC Davis MIND Institute.