“Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging” in Campbell, CA

August 19, 2010

Tuesday, September 7th, 7:30-9:30pm, refreshments provided Please join us for an informative presentation in the south bay by Dr. Ted Schettler, Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network, a physician, and co-author of a new report, Environmental Threats to Healthy Aging. New medical research synthesized in this report reveals good news for those who thought…

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Confronting Toxics: Clinical Education and Advocacy Training

August 19, 2010

Tuesday, September 28th, 6:30-9:30pm, light supper provided in San Francisco Americans face widespread exposure to industrial chemicals. Indeed, human exposure to industrial chemicals including flame retardants, BPA, and Teflon-like chemicals, is ubiquitous. We come into contact with these chemicals in a wide range of ways, among them: handling consumer products such as toys and furniture; drinking…

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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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SFPSR Steering Committee Member Dr. Thomas Newman Publishes Book Review In New England Journal Of Medicine

November 6, 2008

From New England Journal Of Medicine 10/23/2008 Issue Prescription for Survival: A Doctor’s Journey to End Nuclear Madness By Bernard Lown. 436 pp., illustrated. San Francisco, Berrett–Koehler, 2008. $35. ISBN 978-1-57675-482-5. In Prescription for Survival, Bernard Lown tells the remarkable story of how he and Eugene Chazov, cardiologists whose countries were on opposite sides of the Cold War, created and…

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SF Bay PSR Program Associate Lena Brook Reviews A New Addition To Literature on Food Equity and Sustainability

August 11, 2008

BOOK REVIEW: CLOSING THE FOOD GAP: RESETTING THE TABLE IN THE LAND OF PLENTY–Mark Winne By LENA BROOK Mark Winne’s Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty is an elegant, inspiring addition to the growing body of literature on the food revolution unfolding in the United States today. The author…

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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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