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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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Webinar: Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals - the latest research and how to counsel patients on reducing day to day exposures

April 19, 2016

Improve your skills to offer preventative environmental health guidance to your patients

Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm EDT
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From our air to our water to the products we use on a daily basis, our environment is permeated with harmful substances. Yet very few health professionals have been trained to help patients understand how to protect themselves from environmental toxins.

PSR seeks to train new doctors and nurses so that they are better able to protect the health of children and other susceptible populations by providing preventative environmental health guidance. Ours is a two-step process: train-the-trainer, then train the new practitioner. 

Our second train-the-trainer lecture will review new research on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). The presentation will give a brief overview of EDCs and discuss recent biomonitoring studies investigating the presence of fire retardants in women and children. Environmental health resources will be provided.

Trainer: Johanna Congleton, MSPH, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Environmental Working Group and PSR National Board member

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Sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility. Contact Kathy Attar at kattar@psr.org or 202-587-5224 with any questions.

This webinar is the second of three presentations. Prenatal exposures will be the topic of the 3rd webinar which will take place in May 2016.

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Action Alerts

  • Stop the Dirty Budget!

    Tell your U.S. senators and representative to stand up for clean air, clean water and a sustainable climate by voting against anti-health budget cuts and "poison pill" amendments.

  • Reject FERC Nominees!

    Ask your U.S. senators to reject the nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the "federal regulator that almost never says no."

More action alertsĀ»

Resources

  • PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash

    Chesapeake PSR is suing the EPA over a proposed delay in a rule that slashes coal ash waste discharges into rivers and streams. PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb gave expert testimony on the health impacts of coal ash disposal. Read more »

  • Barbara Gottlieb's Testimony on EPA Methane Standards

    On July 10, 2017, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb testified before the EPA against a proposed rollback of a methane regulation that would reduce leaks from oil and gas wells. Read more »

  • 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 »

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.