Physicians for Social Responsibility Calls for A US Moratorium

March 21, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aric Caplan | 301-943-9525 | aric@caplancommunications.com Physicians for Social Responsibility Calls for A US Moratorium On New Nuclear Reactors, Citing Medical Risks Warns Any Radiation Exposure Is Unsafe Washington, DC –  March 19, 2011 – Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) today called for a nationwide moratorium on new nuclear reactors in the…

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Hospitals “Less Meat, Better Meat” Approach Exceeds Expectations

April 20, 2010

Hospitals Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Taking a “Less Meat, Better Meat” Approach to Foodservice:  First-ever Evaluation Finds Reduced-meat Menus in US Hospitals Exceeds Expectations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 20, 2010 Contact: Lena Brook, MES, 415.601.0504, lena@sfbaypsr.org (San Francisco, CA) San Francisco Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Johns Hopkins Center for a…

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Balanced Menus Project in the Washington Post

March 24, 2010

We are pleased to share this excellent Washington Post article published in Tuesday’s Health Section, featuring our Balanced Menus campaign. Please feel free to circulate widely! Georgetown joins campaign to bring a healthier menu to nation’s hospitals www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/22/AR2010032202870.html By Martha Thomas Special to The Washington Post Tuesday, March 23, 2010 At Georgetown University Hospital, the…

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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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NPR’s Story on Low Carbon Diets

April 23, 2009

On yesterday’s All Things Considered (NPR), SF PSR President Dr. Robert Gould was interviewed in a story on low-carbon diets. Listen to it (the print version is truncated and somewhat inaccurate) at: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103375820

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SFPSR Steering Committee Member Dr. Sarah Janssen Cited in Article on Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

January 8, 2009

Panel: EPA must consider effects of chemical barrage By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Chemicals that interfere with the male hormone system are so common — and so potentially damaging — that the government should stop studying them one by one and consider their combined effect, an expert panel said Thursday. Phthalates and other hormone-disrupting chemicals…

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