March 7, 2014
Florida PSR Hosts Fracking Expert
PSR/Florida sponsored Craig Stevens, Groundswell Rising Community Outreach Coordinator to come to Tallahassee to help us educate members of the legislature on the dangers of hydraulic fracturing.
March 6, 2014
Federal chemical policy reform can protect health and jobs
An op-ed by PSR Toxics Program manager Kathy Attar and Texas PSR director Chris Masey.
Source: Houston Chronicle
March 3, 2014
Taking action on climate change
An op-ed by UI student and Iowa PSR intern Julia Sanabria.
Source: The Daily Iowan
February 18, 2014
Can a Hat Trick Reverse Obesity?
San Francisco Bay Area PSR's Dr. Jeff Ritterman on public policy options to stop obesity.
Source: Huffington Post
February 12, 2014
A letter to the editor on the need for chemical reform in the U.S. co-authored by Chicago PSR's Dr. Sarah Lovinger.
Source: Chicago Tribune
February 8, 2014
The Trillion Dollar Road to Armageddon
PSR's Drs. Ira Helfand and Bob Dodge on eliminating costly and dangerous nuclear weapons.
Source: Common Dreams
February 7, 2014
The Need for Chemical Reform
PSR/Florida has been advocating for toxic chemical reform for years, providing education and resources to healthcare professionals and the public and briefing members of Congress.
February 7, 2014
Time to Face Nuclear Dangers
Western North Carolina PSR's Dr. Terry Clark writes on the dangers of nuclear weapons.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
February 6, 2014
Maine Calling: Nuclear Disarmament
PSR Maine's Drs. Peter Wilk and Doug Dransfield make the case for nuclear disarmament in this radio interview.
January 30, 2014
Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms
An op-ed by PSR Arizona's Drs. Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
January 27, 2014
Honor Dr. Jeff Patterson by working to eradicate nuclear weapons
An editorial on the legacy of PSR Board Member Dr. Jeff Patterson.
Source: The Capital Times
January 24, 2014
PSR Mourns an Exceptional Leader
Jeff Patterson, DO, was an indefatigable champion who served Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and will be sorely missed by all who knew and worked with him.
January 24, 2014
Letter to the editor: Sen. Susan Collins urged to back stricter toxic-exposure bill
Source: Portland Press Herald
January 22, 2014
Global warming is real; revenue-neutral carbon tax would help
A letter to the editor from PSR Harrisburg's Dr. James E. Jones.
Source: The Patriot-News
January 17, 2014
PSR Florida - 2013 Activities
PSR/Florida had an exciting and busy year. We were honored to host the national PSR Leadership Meeting in February which kicked off a year filled with activities such as meeting with legislators, writing opinion pieces, mentoring students and engaging our membership on issues of gravest threats to human health. Read on to see a list of our many activities.
January 10, 2014
PSR Harrisburg, Jan 8,2014 public meeting
Forty eager listeners learned how the A C A will benefit many uninsured
persons, but leave 20 million people still uninsured-- mostly because 25
states have not accepted Medicaid expansion and the law excludes illegal
January 7, 2014
New Bill Threatens Crucial Iran Nuclear Deal
On November 24, 2013: negotiators for the United States, Russia, Great Britain, France, China plus Germany (P5 + 1) completed a “first-phase” deal with Iran that limits Iran’s nuclear bomb-making potential and opens up Iranian facilities to international inspection.
December 19, 2013
The Curtis Bay incinerator will endanger Marylanders
The students at Benjamin Franklin High School have it right. They have organized against Energy Answers' waste-to-energy incinerator planned for a location within one mile of three schools in Curtis Bay.
Source: Baltimore Sun
December 13, 2013
Limiting nuclear weapons: Diplomacy and dialogue
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the threat of nuclear weapons.
December 11, 2013
Rep. Bera should show support for first step on Iran nuclear deal
An op-ed by PSR Sacramento president Dr. Harry Wang.
Source: Sacramento Bee