California’s Clean Air Ambassador: Interview with Dr. Harry Wang, President of Sacramento’s PSR Chapter

July 11, 2011

Click here for PSR’s national coverage on Harry’s visit What was the purpose of your visit to Washington, D.C.? This was an unusual coalition that Earthjustice put together because it involved a variety of groups: health professionals, faith community, environmental community and other community leaders. The coalition was co-sponsored by national PSR, the American Nurses…

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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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Big Victories for Public and Environmental Health at the California Medical Association Convention

November 3, 2009

Aided by efforts of PSR members, numerous policies protective of public and environmental health were adopted at the recent California Medical Association (CMA) 138th Annual Session (October 15-19, 2009, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim). This great outcome reflected a strong collaboration of local medical associations, hospital systems such as Kaiser, and professional organizations such as the American…

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Email Alert for PSR Senate Global Warming-Energy Letters

September 1, 2009

Help strengthen U.S. climate and energy legislation The U.S. Senate will be considering climate change and energy legislation in early September.  Its potential impact on the health and wellbeing of the planet cannot be underestimated. Now is a critical time for health professionals to speak out on the need for strong legislation that confronts the growing threat from climate change…

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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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Senator Feinstein Responds to SF PSR President Dr. Robert Gould’s Email Concerning the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal

September 29, 2008

Dear Dr. Gould: Thank you for writing about the U.S.-India nuclear energy agreement. I appreciate the time you took to write me. As you may know, India has agreed to separate its civilian and military nuclear program over the next eight years and take other steps in order to receive U.S. nuclear technology and fuel….

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Coalition Including SF Bay PSR and NRDC Makes Strides Towards Raising CA Standard for Perchlorate

July 18, 2008

The article below outlines the developments, and includes quotes from SF Bay PSR Steering Committee Member Dr. Sarah Janssen. State to re-assess perchlorate levels using new data on risks to fetuses Thursday, July 17, 2008 By DAVID DANELSKI The Press-Enterprise Prodded by environmental groups, California health officials said they will re-evaluate the health effects of…

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Dr. Newman Publishes Journal Article on Anti-Nuclear Proliferation

May 16, 2008

Dr. Newman’s article, “Taking a Stand Against Nuclear Proliferation: The Pediatrician’s Role,” was published in the May 2008 issue of the prominent medical journal, Pediatrics. Dr. Newman writes from the perspective of a pediatrician and public health physician, and appeals to his colleagues to speak out about the threat to children posed by nuclear weapons,…

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Dr. Gould and Senator Feinstein Correspond About US-Iran Relations

May 9, 2008

Over the past year, PSR has been very involved in the campaign to prevent a military strike against Iran. PSR has brought the issue before Congress, been part of delegations traveling to Iran to meet with government and civil leaders there, written and spoken widely, and co-sponsored educational events. Dr. Gould, along with PSR board…

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