August 6, 2016
Eliminating nuclear weapons is only rational public policy
Letter to the editor from Washington PSR's Dr. Bruce Amundson.
Source: Seattle Times
August 5, 2016
Nuclear weapon strike would overwhelm medical response
Guest column by PSR Wisconsin's Paula Rogge, MD and Robert Block, MD.
Source: Wisconsin State Journal
August 5, 2016
Calling for no first use of nuclear weapons
Op-ed by PSR's Dr. Peter Wilk.
Source: The Times Record
August 4, 2016
Halt the nuclear weapons spending spree
Op-ed from PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand.
Source: Daily Hampshire Gazette
August 4, 2016
We should remove U.S. nukes from Turkey
A letter to the editor from PSR Maine's Doug Dransfield, MD.
Source: Times Record
August 1, 2016
The Mortality Games: U.S. Is Disqualified In Trials For Health Olympics
According to our PSR-Washington chapter, the nation's overall health and life expectancy lags far behind other high-income countries.
Source: Huffington Post
July 27, 2016
Vancouver Oil Terminal Puts Communities at Risk
WPSR Members Dr. Frank Turner and Dr. Ethan Angell describe the potential health impacts of allowing even more oil trains to roll through Washington.
July 18, 2016
Asthma attacks linked to fracking in Pa.
Fracking can induce asthma attacks in three ways, according to Barbara Gottlieb, Environment and Health program director at Physicians for Social Responsibility.
Source: USA Today
July 13, 2016
The dreaded antibiotic-resistant 'superbug' has arrived. Now what?
Chesapeake PSR member Dr. Sara Via co-authored this op-ed.
Source: Frederick News-Post
July 12, 2016
Security News & Views ~ July 2016 Edition
Here's this month's top 10 news articles, media hits and opinion pieces to keep you informed about what's happening in the universe of nuclear disarmament.
July 10, 2016
Building Resilient Communities
Radio interview with PSR Arizona's Dr. Barb Warren and Gene Einfrank on how neighborhoods can band together to adapt to climate change and survive heat waves and power outages.
Source: KXCI Community Radio
July 5, 2016
Tucson must adapt to survive hot trail ahead
PSR Arizona's Dr. Barbara Warren discusses the need for community resilience in response to heat waves.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
July 5, 2016
Florida Mothers, Business Leaders and Lawmakers to Discuss Health Benefits of Clean Energy
Dr. Rosalyn Baker, representing PSR/Florida, along with Moms Clean Air Force, spoke on the health hazards from fossil fuels and the need to rapidly transition to renewable energy to protect public health.
July 1, 2016
Western North Carolina circa 2016 - the heat is on
Op-ed by Western North Carolina PSR member Brita Larsen Clark.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
June 29, 2016
Our Future is in Green Energy Not Aging, Costly Nuclear Plants
Washington state’s nuclear power plant — WPPSS 2 — is a relic of an energy plan begun in the 1960s and built with technology from the 1970s. It is an 8-Track tape player in an iPad world.
Source: The Seattle Times
June 23, 2016
A slightly less toxic system to protect our health
This editorial mentions PSR's position that the new TSCA reform law doesn't go far enough to protect public health.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer
June 22, 2016
TSCA Reform: These Toxic Chemicals Are Still Allowed Under The EPA’s Chemicals Law
Physicians for Social Responsibility said that while the updated law is better than the original, the reforms don’t do enough to ensure EPA has sufficient funding or staffing power to review potentially toxic chemicals.
Source: International Business Times
June 21, 2016
Climate Change Is the Nation's Biggest Health Crisis. Why Aren't We Committed to Finding a Cure?
An op-ed by PSR activist Richard Clapp.
June 20, 2016
Security News & Views ~ June 2016 Edition
Here are this month's top 11 news articles, media hits and opinion pieces to keep you informed about what's happening in the nuclear disarmament movement.
June 16, 2016
Seattle City Council Passes Resolution for a Safer, Cleaner Energy Future
The City of Seattle has passed Resolution 31667 supporting clean and safe electricity production and opposing the use of fossil fuels and new nuclear energy.