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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: How to counsel patients on preventing environmental exposures

March 15, 2016

Time: 7pm eastern standard time
Trainer: Elizabeth Neary, MD, MS, Wisconsin Environmental Health Network
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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 first train-the-trainer lecture will provide an overview of why exposure to toxics such as mercury, lead, BPA and air contaminants from polluting industries are dangerous to health. Case examples and environmental health resources will be provided.

Sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility

This webinar is the first of three presentations. Endocrine disruptors will be the topic of the 2nd webinar which will take place in April 2016.

Contact Kathy Attar at or 202-587-5224 with any questions.

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