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71. About

(Web Page; Mon Dec 07 15:39:00 CST 2015)

The DC Metro PSR Chapter formed in 2012. Contact: 1111 14th St NW Ste 700Washington, DC 20005email: mmak129@gmail.com Office bearers: Mohammed Khalid, MD - President Muhammad Umer Choudhry, MD - Director of Membership Sonia Thangav...

72. Nuclear Power: Not a Healthy or Safe Solution for the Clean Power Plan

(Web Page; Mon Feb 01 13:01:00 CST 2016)

New nuclear power was not included as an option for state implementation of the Clean Power Plan. Allowing credit for keeping older nuclear plants running was ultimately excluded from the final Clean Power Plan as well. There are many go...

Description: Physicians for Social Responsibility is strongly opposed to nuclear power as an answer to the climate change threat for the following reasons.

73. PSR applauds historic UN decision to negotiate a nuclear weapons ban treaty

(Web Page; Fri Oct 28 09:50:00 CDT 2016)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Ira Helfand, MD, IPPNW Co-president & PSR Board ihelfand@igc.org 413 320-7829Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board and PSR-Los Angeles President robertfdodge@gmail.com 805 338-9236Martin Fleck, PSR Security ...

Description: Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) applauded Thursday's historic vote in the United Nations First Committee to convene negotiations in 2017 for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

74. PSR Testifies on Global Warming Before EPA

(Web Page; Thu Jul 06 09:28:00 CDT 2017)

Dr. Peter Wilk testifying before the EPATestifying before the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), PSR executive director Dr. Peter Wilk called global warming one of the “gravest threats to health and survival” faci...

Description: Testifying before the Environmental Protection Agency, PSR executive director Dr. Peter Wilk called global warming one of the “gravest threats to health and survival” facing the world.

75. News from the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons Conference In Nayarit, Mexico, Part 2

(Web Page; Wed Jul 12 13:04:00 CDT 2017)

Speakers at the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons conference continued their depiction of the medical effects of nuclear war Thursday afternoon. The first speaker Mr. Rogelio Conde from the Mexican National Council for Civil Pro...

Description: Speakers at the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons conference continued their depiction of the medical effects of nuclear war Thursday afternoon.

76. PSR Welcomes Summer Interns

(Web Page; Mon Jul 17 10:21:00 CDT 2017)

From left to right: Adam Yusen, Fekade Abayneh, Milad Salami, Kate Topalis, and Molly Hammersmith Each year, interns inject new talent, energy and enthusiasm into the national PSR office. We are happy to extend a warm welcome to the fiv...

Description: Each year, interns inject new talent, energy and enthusiasm into the national PSR office. We are happy to extend a warm welcome to the five new interns who are contributing to our work this summer.

77. Making the Case for Organic Food: The View from Washington State

(Web Page; Thu Feb 24 13:29:00 CST 2011)

By Kathy Pryor This essay is in response to: How does our food production system drive our exposure to toxic chemicals? When Time magazine published their now infamous 2007 cover proclaiming “Forget Organic—Eat Local,&rdq...

Description: When Time magazine published their now infamous 2007 cover proclaiming “Forget Organic -- Eat Local,” a collective groan went up in the food reform community.

78. Food Matters: In Hospitals and For Prenatal Health

(Web Page; Thu Feb 02 11:53:00 CST 2012)

By Jessica Trowbridge, MPH This essay is in response to: How is the developing fetus vulnerable to toxic chemical exposures, and how can our regulatory system more effectively protect our health in the prenatal period? A recent study ...

Description: A recent study shed light on the dismal the quality of cafeteria food in California’s children’s hospitals.

79. Climate Change Makes Me Sick: Extreme Weather

(Web Page; Fri Aug 26 12:58:00 CDT 2016)

Spread the knowledge! Please feel free to share, re-post and print our e-cards. Click the images for larger, printable versions. Below, you will find detailed information, resources, and opportunities to take climate-protective action...

Description: As climate change intensifies, prepare yourself for more frequent and severe heat waves. PSR's latest Climate Change Makes Me Sick e-postcard and supporting data explain why. Follow us and share our e-postcards via Twitter and Instagram @psrnational or print them out and distribute! http://psr.org/ccmms

80. Climate Change Makes Me Sick! Water-Borne Illness

(Web Page; Fri Aug 26 12:59:00 CDT 2016)

Spread the knowledge! Please feel free to share, re-post and print our e-cards. Click the images for larger, printable versions. Below, you will find detailed information, resources, and opportunities to take climate-protective action...

Description: As climate change intensifies, prepare yourself for more frequent and severe heat waves. PSR's latest Climate Change Makes Me Sick e-postcard and supporting data explain why. Follow us and share our e-postcards via Twitter and Instagram @psrnational or print them out and distribute! http://www.psr.org/ccmms