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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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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.
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 »
This introductory course in Environmental Health is intended for undergraduate- and graduate-level students of medicine, environmental sciences or public health, and provides foundational theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Free course offered by NextGenU. Read more »
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 »
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.