How to Green Your Medical Practice

May 17, 2010

Attention Physicians and Office Managers: How to Green Your Medical Practice—Saving Green by Going Green Tuesday, June 1st 6 to 8:30 PM Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center Stanford University 326 Galvez St., Palo Alto, CA There are many ways to save money. One important way is to green your office. We will present practical steps…

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Training Webinar on Environmental Drivers of Chronic Disease

April 28, 2010

Based on the peer-reviewed report Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging. Expand your knowledge of environmental health across the lifespan, and your comfort level on speaking to others on this topic. Join Greater Boston PSR and Ted Schettler MD MPH, Healthy Aging report co-author and a leading expert on environmental health, in a training webinar based…

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Advocacy Training Program for Physicians

April 14, 2010

Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment: Reach the Decision Makers Training Program April 7, 2010 Are you a scientist, community-based leader, public health professional or health care provider with experience in environmental or reproductive health? Join Reach the Decision Makers: Spend twelve months becoming a powerful communicator on environmental and reproductive health science. Learn to…

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Hospitals Celebrate National Nutrition Month by Emphasizing Plant-Based Menus

March 11, 2010

SF Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility News Release Contact: Lena Brook, MES, 415.601.0504, lena@sfbaypsr.org March 2010 Hospitals Celebrate National Nutrition Month by Emphasizing Plant-Based Menus Meat Reduction Intended to Improve Health of People and Climate (San Francisco, CA) Hospitals across the nation – including five Bay Area facilities – are celebrating National Nutrition Month…

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Sacramento Chapter 2010 Scholarship Essay Contest

January 12, 2010

The Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility is pleased to announce its 2010 Scholarship Essay Contest, open to high school seniors in Sacramento and surrounding counties (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, San Joaquin, Solano, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba). A total of $10,250 in scholarship money will be awarded to the top ten…

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Mark Danner’s San Francisco Appearance

November 11, 2009

Mark Danner’s latest book, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War (Nation Books), was released in October. Environmentalists Against War is pleased to be a co-sponsor of Danner’s visit to San Francisco for a book-reading at the Booksmith Bookstore. The date is Friday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. http://www.nationinstitute.org/p/danner_book_tour Mark Danner’s latest book, Stripping Bare…

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Local PSR Leaders Earn National Recognition and Praise

November 3, 2009

Two SFPSR Steering Committee members will be honored at the upcoming American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia November 7-11, 2009. Bob Gould Awarded Sidel-Levy Award for Peace The Sidel-Levy Award for Peace, which recognizes an APHA member who has made outstanding contributions to preventing war and promoting international peace, is being…

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Press Release: National Balanced Menus Challenge Launch

September 23, 2009

September 23, 2009 Contact: Lena Brook, 415-601-0504, lena@sfbaypsr.org Hospitals Reduce Climate Impact and Promote Health Through “Balanced Menus Challenge” Hospitals Accept Challenge to Reduce Meat Offerings by 20 Percent in 12 Months San Francisco Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility (SFPSR) has announced the “Balanced Menus Challenge,” a voluntary commitment by healthcare institutions to reduce…

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Author Aaron Glantz To Discuss The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans

January 27, 2009

The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans Aaron Glantz, unembeded journalist, broadcaster from Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan has just come out with his new book. The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle against America’s Veterans is the first book to systematically document the U.S. government’s neglect of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan….

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