CNN: Pakistan test fires medium-range missile
April 25, 2012
PSR and its international affiliate IPPNW on Wednesday laid out a hypothetical scenario of what a nuclear conflict between two countries like India and Pakistan would mean for the world.
Washington Times: Small nuclear war would inflict global woes
April 24, 2012
According to the research released Tuesday by the nonprofit anti-nuclear Physicians for Social Responsibility . . . even a limited, regional nuclear war . . . would cause major changes in the global climate and likely starve a billion people.
Source: Washington Times
Pollution in Green Bay, manufacturing industry at odds
April 23, 2012
Pollutants are especially dangerous to people with asthma or other lung diseases, but they also put healthy people at greater risk of heart disease, said Ann Behrmann, past president of the Wisconsin chapter of PSR.
Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette
Lead by Example and Ratify Test Ban Treaty
April 18, 2012
An op-ed by PSR-LA Board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the need for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Source: Roll Call
To save taxes and enhance national security, cut U.S. nuclear arsenal
April 14, 2012
An op-ed by former PSR Executive Director Dr. Peter Wilk.
Source: Portland Press Herald
Dr. Helen Caldicott: Now is the time to abolish nuke weapons
April 11, 2012
An op-ed by former PSR leader Dr. Helen Caldicott.
Source: The Capitol Times
Take steps to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals
April 7, 2012
A helpful guide to avoiding harmful chemicals, co-authored by PSR Tampa Bay's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg and Marybeth Palmigiano.
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Reducing air pollution benefits people, planet
April 4, 2012
A letter to the editor from PSR Board member Dr. Alan Lockwood.
Source: Buffalo News
Nuclear risks too great
April 1, 2012
A letter to the editor from PSR Tampa Bay President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.
Source: Tampa Bay Times
U.S. should cut nuclear stockpile
March 29, 2012
An op-ed from PSR Board member Dr. Ira Helfand.
Interview with Dr. Ira Helfand
March 7, 2012
PSR Board member Dr. Ira Helfand discusses the dangers of nuclear power.
Source: Late Nights with Jim Bohannon
Health Professionals Organize to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Worldwide
March 5, 2012
An article on the prevention of nuclear war by PSR's Drs. Ira Helfand and Howard Frumkin will be published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Source: The Lund Report
It's five minutes to midnight
March 3, 2012
PSR-Los Angeles Board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the need to reduce nuclear arsenals.
Source: Ventura County Star
Phase out reliance on coal and use efficient energies
February 29, 2012
A letter to the editor from Harrisburg PSR's Dr. James E. Jones.
Source: The Patriot-News
Tougher law needed
February 26, 2012
A letter to the editor from Maye Thompson of Oregon PSR on the Safe Chemicals Act.
Source: The Oregonian
Expert and author on coal and health is in Fairbanks
February 16, 2012
Dr. Alan H. Lockwood, an Emeritus Professor of Neurology at the University of Buffalo and a member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, was in Fairbanks as a guest of the Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Northern Alaska Environmental Center.
Source: Fairbanks Daily News
O'Malley Makes Pitch For Offshore Wind Power
February 15, 2012
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson explains the public health costs of coal-fired power plants.
Obama Administration Cuts Vital Programs Combating Nuclear Terrorism
February 14, 2012
The prestigious Fissile Material Working Group included a quotation from Dr. Thomasson in their just released analysis of President Obama's FY 2013 budget.
Source: Fissile Materials Working Group
Lessons from Fukushima
February 7, 2012
Dr. Barbara Warren on the public health dangers of nuclear power.
Source: Tucson Citizen
Living in the dusty shadow of coal mining
January 28, 2012
While there has been limited research in Australia on the health effects of coal mining, extensive studies in the US by the Physicians for Social Responsibility found people living in high coal-producing counties had higher rates of cardiopulmonary disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hypertension and kidney disease compared with people in non-coal-producing counties.
Source: The Australian