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Sustancias quimicas peligrosas en el sector de la salud
Un panorama de las sustancias quimicas presentes en medicos y enfermeros
PSR is thrilled to release the Spanish-language version of its
report, "Hazardous Chemicals in Health Care." The report,
written with the American Nurses Association and Health Care Without Harm
(HCWH), details the first investigation of environmental chemicals found in the
bodies of health care professionals. The study found that all 20 study
participants had toxic chemicals in their bodies, with at least 24 individual
chemicals present in each participant. We extend our thanks to HCWH/Latin American Regional Office for
Last Updated August 7, 2013
Too Dirty, Too Dangerous
PSR's report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Methane, based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »
Climate Change and Famine
Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens. Read more »
Congressional Review Act Handout
Congress is poised to use the CRA to dismantle Clean Air and Clean Water protections. CRA allows Congress by majority vote in both chambers (with limited debate and no opportunity for a filibuster) to void recently issued rules-resulting in communities losing dozens of health, safety and environmental protections. Read more »
In the Spotlight
November 30, 2016
Eating for Climate and Health
PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.