The Power of Acceptance and Peace, with an Eye toward Syria

December 31, 2015

One of the hallmark values of Physicians for Social Responsibility is that, as health care providers, we take our values of health and healing, and apply them globally. We look at the planet, at our air, water and soil, and work to make it vibrant. We look at our nation’s policies, and work to make…

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The Latest News about Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration!

August 4, 2015

70 YEARS OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS – AT WHAT COST?  Daniel Ellsberg, A-bomb Survivor Takashi Tanemori, Country Joe McDonald to Headline Historic 70th Anniversary Hiroshima Commemoration, Protest & Nonviolent Direct Action at the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab WHAT: Northern California peace advocates will mark the historic 70th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and…

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Governor Brown Vetoes Needed Revisions to Assault Weapons Law

October 15, 2013

On Oct 11, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed three out of the four measures in the Lifesaving Intelligent Firearms Enforcement (LIFE) Act that made it to his desk.  SF Bay Area PSR supported this important package of bills and is disappointed in the Governor’s decisions. The vetoed LIFE Act bills included SB 374, which would have…

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Health Professionals in Action: Dr. Julia Quint

June 18, 2013

Dr. Julia Quint is a public health scientist and toxicologist with an emphasis on occupational health. She is retired from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) where she was Research Scientist and Chief of the Hazard Evaluation System and Information Service (HESIS), an occupational health program. She joined SF Bay Area PSR two years…

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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 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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Dr. Bob Gould’s Response to Op-Ed on Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

March 19, 2012

On February 15, 2012, Marylia Kelley, Executive Director at Tri-Valley CAREs, a Livermore Lab watchdog organization founded in 1983, published an Op-Ed in the San Francisco Chronicle. Below is Dr. Bob Gould’s comment, published online. Thank you, Marylia, for an excellent and timely article. At a time when we are cutting money for basic needs…

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Mercury Exposure Investigation

February 9, 2012

Several SF Bay Area PSR chapter members and Steering Committee member Dr. Gina Solomon were recently involved in an investigation of mercury exposures in California and other states. The investigation was triggered by the discovery that a local family was mercury poisoned by a skin cream imported from Mexico. These creams are sold to lighten…

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Dr. Robert Gould’s Oregon Speaking Tour

December 2, 2011

Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President, gave several talks in Oregon in November, part of a grant-supported effort allowing members of the National PSR board to travel to selected regions around the country to speak on nuclear weapons issues.  In his talks, Dr. Gould covered legacy issues of nuclear weapons dating back to…

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