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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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Michigan Green Healthcare Conference
September 12, 2012
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Time: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Location: Washtenaw Community College
PSR board member Alan Lockwood, MD FAAN, will speak on a panel co-organized by PSR and the Ecology Center. Dr. Lockwood will highlight the findings of his new book, The Silent Epidemic, on the health effects of coal, to be published by MIT Press in August. Dr. Lockwood is a neurologist and serves as PSR’s senior scientist speaking about the impacts of the coal fuel cycle on human health
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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 »
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PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.