The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted at its June 2019 meeting a sweeping new policy that pledges the organization to promote education for medical students and physicians on the topic of the health threats from climate change.
Op-ed in OtherWords from PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb on how fracking harms health.
Commentary from Drs. Robert Peter Gale and David G. Nathan in The ASCO Post on the public health threat of nuclear war and the history of PSR and IPPNW’s work.
This past weekend’s heat wave across the country had lethal consequences. According to estimates, six people have died from heat-related illnesses. Millions more endured the heat and may suffer subsequent health repercussions.
Video interview with PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on nuclear weapons, from Pressenza.
Op-ed in the Sun Sentinel by Ankush K. Bansal, MD, PSR Florida, and Michelle Allen, Food and Water Action.
Coverage in the Thousand Oaks Acorn of a PSR-Los Angeles event calling attention to the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory site and demanding a full cleanup.
Seventy-four years ago, the United States dropped nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two of the most horrific acts of warfare in history. This August, we remember the estimated two hundred thousand or more civilian men, women and children who died.
WTOV 9 interview with Ned Ketyer, MD of PSR Philadelphia.
Climate change does not strike everyone equally. Poor people, black and brown people, and people living on the frontlines suffer “first and worst.” How does PSR partner with these communities to fight the climate crisis? Learn more in this PSR and Peoples Climate Movement “virtual town hall” webinar. Hear about PSR/Oregon’s work in a powerful …