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Environmental Toxins and You
February 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: The Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Rd.
Patients and families are becoming more aware of the role of environmental toxins and health. There is also growing support among members of the public for the green hospital and outpatient clinic movement.
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To learn more about protection from environmental toxins and why greening hospitals and outpatient practices is so important for health, two critical areas of Chicago PSR's mission, come listen to Chicago PSR's Director, Dr. Sarah Lovinger, at a free panel discussion on "Environmental Toxins and You."
For more information and to register, you may call 630-323-5150 or go to www.wellnesshouse.org.
Too Dirty, Too Dangerous
PSR's report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Methane, based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »
Climate Change and Famine
Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens. Read more »
Congressional Review Act Handout
Congress is poised to use the CRA to dismantle Clean Air and Clean Water protections. CRA allows Congress by majority vote in both chambers (with limited debate and no opportunity for a filibuster) to void recently issued rules-resulting in communities losing dozens of health, safety and environmental protections. 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.