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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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Security News and Views - August 2017 Edition

August 18, 2017

Here are this month's top op-eds, news articles, and media hits to keep you informed about what's happening in the universe of nuclear disarmament

Washington Post, August 18
Op-ed by Bruce Blair, co-founder of Global Zero

Diplomacy is the Solution
US News
, August 14
Former Secretary of Defense William Perry on diplomatic approaches to defusing tensions with North Korea.

Even a "Minor" Nuclear War would be an Ecological Disaster Felt throughout the World
The Conversation,
August 11
Op-ed by David McCoy, MD of Medact, UK affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

North Korea's threats add urgency to annual protest in Livermore
San Francisco Chronicle, August 9
by Lizzie Johnson

A thousand lanterns towards hope
The Daily (University of Washington) August 9
By Gabriella Jackson

Hope on this Hiroshima Day
Common Dreams
, August 6
Op-ed by Robert Dodge, MD of Los Angeles PSR

Nuclear Weapons Treaty offers Hope this Hiroshima Day
The Baltimore Sun
, August 5
Op-ed by Gwen DuBois, MD, president of Chesapeake PSR

Letter: $1 Trillion for a U.S. Nuclear Buildup
The New York Times,
August 2
Ira Helfand, MD of Greater Boston PSR

Letter: Hawaii’s Nuclear Defense
The New York Times,
July 31
Robert Gould, MD of San Francisco PSR

Holding onto Nuclear Weapons
Consortium News,
July 21
Interview with Ira Helfand, MD of Greater Boston PSR

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    APHA 2017 Health Activist Dinner
    The Health Activist Dinner at American Public Health Association's annual meeting will include the presentation of the Edward Barsky Award to PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand.