“The Healthcare Movie” Screenings in June and July

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June 18, 2013

June 18 7-8:30pm Hercules Library 109 Civic Drive, Hercules 94547 Free of charge Introduction 7:00 Screening: 7:05 Discussion and Q & A : 8:10 Presented by Health Care for All – Contra Costa County Sponsored by Hercules Chamber of Commerce Hercules Democratic Club League of Women Voters – West Contra Costa County Questions: Contact Nel…

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline Rally and March

June 18, 2013

June 20 – 12noon Rally at Battery East, below Golden Gate Bridge Visitor Center in San Francisco Join SF Bay Area PSR in opposing the Keystone XL Pipeline by rallying at Crissy Field and then marching across the Golden Gate Bridge. We will join with National Nurses United, Bill McKibben, 350.org, Friends of the Earth, Sierra Club, CREDO,…

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Grand Rounds on Climate Change with Dr. Tom Newman June 28

June 18, 2013

PSR Steering Committee member Dr. Tom Newman will be giving the following Grand Rounds on June 28 at 8:30am: “It’s Getting Hot in Here: Climate Change and Health Ramifications” Location: Seton Medical Center Auditorium 1900 Sullivan Avenue, Daly City. Park in the visitors lot across the street from the main entrance to the hospital. Come…

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CleanMed 2013: Creating Healing Environments

May 13, 2013

SF Bay Area PSR wowed its audiences at this year’s CleanMed conference April 24-26 in Boston. Jointly hosted by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Green Health, CleanMed connected and educated more than 900 health care professionals, food service employees, and hospital suppliers from across the nation on sustainability strategies in health care. Healthy Food…

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May Webinars on Antibiotics and Agriculture

April 19, 2013

Webinars are co-sponsored by Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) and the PEW Charitable Trusts Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming. SF Bay Area PSR coordinates HCHW’s Healthy Food in Health Care work in California. Saving Antibiotics: A Clinical Perspective on Antibiotic Overuse in Agriculture May 16, 2013 10-11am PDT With Dr. Tom Newman, SF…

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California Asthma Summit December 5-6: Putting Research into Practice

December 13, 2012

We thought SF Bay Area PSR members might be interested in this exciting Summit! California Breathing, the asthma program of the California Department of Public Health, will be holding the department’s biennial asthma research summit on December 5-6 in San Francisco. The aim of the summit is to bring together leading experts in asthma and…

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Foreclose the Lab!

August 22, 2012

On August 5, about 200 people gathered near Lawrence Livermore Lab to rally against nuclear weapons and nuclear power in commemoration of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 67 years ago. Bob Gould represented PSR in the well-spirited crowd, which heard a number of compelling keynote speakers. Michael Eisenscher of U.S. Labor Against War spoke…

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Foreclose on the Bomb Not the People August 5!

July 13, 2012

On August 5th, from 4-6pm, join peace, justice and environmental advocates to “Foreclose on the Bomb, Not the People” at a major demonstration at the Livermore nuclear weapons Lab. This event will commemorate the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan at the very place where the government is spending billions of dollars to…

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