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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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Confronting Toxics

The U.S. has at long last updated the nation's chemical policy, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), by enacting the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. Viewed from the health perspective, the Lautenberg Chemical Act makes some improvements to our outdated and ineffective current system of regulating toxic chemicals. However, substantially more work will be needed in order to truly protect the health of all communities.

For more in-depth information on TSCA go here.


New Toxics Resources -- For Patients and Health Professionals

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Patient Handouts

Hormone Disrupting Chemicals & Consumer Products: The Danger to You
Our bodies are run by a system of hormones that control just about every bodily function. Chemicals in products like plastics can mimic hormones and disrupt the endocrine system, increasing health problems. Read our new handout and learn how to reduce your exposure.

Tips for Reducing Harmful Chemical Exposures in Your Daily Life
Patient handout on reducing exposure to harmful chemicals while shopping and in the home.


Slide Presentations for Health Professionals

Counseling Patients about Environmental Pollution and Toxins

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

Outdoor Air Quality


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Action Alerts

  • 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

  • Video: Fracking - Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

    Former executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Catherine Thomasson, MD, presents findings from PSR's report "Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas". It is based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies which clearly convey the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. 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 »

  • Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Fact Sheet

    RGGI has significantly reduced air pollution from fossil fuel power plants, improving the health of people living in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Read more »

In the Spotlight

  • November 30, 2016
    Eating for Climate and Health
    PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.