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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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The nuclear weapons danger is real and growing--nuclear terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and the thousands of weapons still on hair-trigger alert in the United States and Russia put the planet at risk. Student PSR seeks to minimize this danger through global disarmament and steps toward zero nuclear weapons.
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At a UN media briefing this week for the United Nations Correspondents Association in New York, nuclear experts and presenters at a UN conference to negotiate a new nuclear ban treaty discussed the current, acute state of nuclear weapons threats, the decline of the post-Cold War nuclear arms regime, and a new initiative led by non-nuclear weapons states to ban nuclear weapons.
Today, as more than 130 nations begin the second round of nuclear ban treaty negotiations at the U.N., the U.S. government continues its misguided boycott. In doing so, the U.S. government once again fails in its basic duty to protect public health.
In response to President Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget, Physicians for Social Responsibility issued the following statement from Executive Director Jeff Carter.
Steps to Zero - Grand Rounds (for Health Professional Audiences)
This PowerPoint presentation focuses on the current dangers presented by nuclear weapons--and the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons and steps our nation can take to make that vision a reality. Read more »
Fact sheet on the nuclear weapons ban treaty, to be negotiated by the United Nations March 27-31 and June 15-July 7. Read more »
PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand is featured in the documentary 'Good Thinking', speaking about nuclear weapons. Watch a clip here. Read more »
PSR and IPPNW joined 28 nuclear experts and groups expressing opposition to the Obama Administration's plan to export highly enriched uranium (HEU). Read more »
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Contact your senators to urge the Trump administration to pursue diplomacy with North Korea.
Ask your representative to support a law requiring congressional authorization before the president can launch a nuclear first strike.
PSR tabling materials for outreach at students and informational fairs Read more »
Dr. Helfand spoke in September, 2010 to an audience of University students and professors on the medical consequences of nuclear weapons and the urgent need for the United States of America to reduce the risk posed by these weapons of mass destruction. Read more »