Don't dismiss evidence of climate change
April 13, 2010
A letter to the editor from Harrisburg PSR president James E. Jones, MD on the science behind climate change.
Source: The Patriot-News (Pennsylvania)
Legs Against Arms 5K race at St. Joseph's University
April 12, 2010
The fourth annual Legs Against Arms race in Philadelphia was sponsored by Philadelphia PSR.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Obama's nuclear security budget should match his rhetoric
April 9, 2010
An op-ed from PSR Executive Director Dr. Peter Wilk on President Obama's nuclear weapons policy.
Source: Des Moines Register
A new START for the world
April 8, 2010
An op-ed by PSR's Drs. Ira Helfand, Lynn Ringenberg, and Donald Mellman on the signing of the new START treaty between the US and Russia.
Source: Tampa Tribune
Experts frighten with nuclear what-ifs
April 6, 2010
An article on PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand’s visit to Bates College on his speaking tour of Maine, where he discussed the dangers of nuclear war.
Source: Lewiston Sun Journal
Two Nuclear Policy Experts in Maine to Discuss New US-Russia Treaty
April 5, 2010
An interview with PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand on the new START treaty.
Source: Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Federal agency likely to extend Honeywell contract to run KC nuclear parts plant
March 26, 2010
Alicia Dressman of Kansas City PSR speaks out against a local nuclear weapons parts plant.
Source: Kansas City Star
Clean air and clean jobs
March 26, 2010
An op-ed coauthored by Colorado PSR director Roberta Richardson, MD on renewable energy.
Source: Denver Post
Georgetown joins campaign to bring a healthier menu to nation's hospitals
March 23, 2010
Lena Brook of PSR San Francisco Bay discusses the health and environmental benefits of Health Care Without Harm's Balanced Meal Challenge.
Source: Washington Post
US nuclear policy; physicians' RX
March 18, 2010
An op-ed by LA PSR board members L. Stephen Coles, MD, Ph.D. and Robert Dodge, MD on US nuclear policy.
Source: Joplin Independent
Environmentalists warn Surry coal plant will endanger Hampton Roads
March 16, 2010
Kristen Welker-Hood, Environment & Health Program Director for PSR, spoke out against a proposed coal plant in Virginia.
Source: Daily Press (Virginia)
Sleepless in San Francisco: My First Day With the Sierra Club
March 15, 2010
Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune references PSR's recent report "Coal's Assault on Human Health" when describing his organization's goal of shutting down coal power.
Source: Huffington Post
Coal ash and the world according to Mr. Rogers
March 14, 2010
An op-ed by Western North Carolina PSR member Richard Fireman, MD on the dangers of coal ash.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
Hospitals Celebrate National Nutrition Month by Emphasizing Plant-Based Menus
March 4, 2010
Lena Brook, Senior Program Associate at San Francisco Bay Area PSR, discusses the health and environmental benefits of providing plant-based foods in hospitals.
Source: FOX Business
Colorado companies blast Murkowski’s bid to block EPA on greenhouse gases
March 4, 2010
PSR Colorado president Dr. Roberta M. Richardson discusses the health hazards of coal and criticizes Senator Lisa Murkowski's proposal that would weaken greenhouse gas regulations.
Source: The Colorado Independent
And the winner for most toxic chemical is...
March 2, 2010
PSR Los Angeles Executive Director Martha Dina Arguello discusses the Toxies, an award ceremony for the most toxic chemicals to bring awareness to the public health dangers they pose.
Source: Los Angeles Times
Healthy Food in Healthcare featured in Edible Portland
March 1, 2010
Learn about PSR's work with hospitals to take the healthy food pledge (pg 46)
What everyone should know about nukes
February 25, 2010
An op-ed by PSR Los Angeles Board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the Nuclear Posture Review.
Source: The Herald News (Massachusetts)
What are the real dangers of tritium?
February 24, 2010
PSR Board member Dr. Ira Helfand speaks out on the potential health risks of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer (Vermont)
Clean Air Advocates Challenge US Senator (Audio)
February 11, 2010
PSR member Dr. Stephen Jay criticizes Senator Lisa Murkowski's proposed resolution that would reverse the EPA's position on greenhouse gases.
Source: 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis