SF Bay Area PSR Staff and Board In the News

2014

Heart Attacks, Depression and Suicide: The Toxic Fallout From the Foreclosure Epidemic and a Prevention Strategy That Just Might Work
Huffington Post, January 10, 2014

The Beloved Community: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Prescription for a Healthy Society
Huffington Post, January 19, 2014

Government Has a Pivotal Role to Play in War on Obesity
Huffington Post, January 23, 2014

Can a Hat Trick Reverse Obesity?
Huffington Post, February 18, 2014

Farm Fresh Health Care Project ‘How-To Guide’
Self-published report, March 1, 2014

Convenience Stores: C is for Conundrum
Huffington Post, March 14, 2014

Sugar Kills: How Do We Decrease Consumption?
Huffington Post, March 20, 2014

Tax a Cola, Save the Planet
Huffington Post, March 26, 2014

UW-Madison Study Actually Shows That Soda Taxes Do Work!
Huffington Post March 28, 2014

Tax a Cola, Improve Life for San Francisco’s Children
Huffington Post April 2, 2014

Big Soda Misinforms California’s Senators
Huffington Post, April 11, 2014

Sugary Drinks May Increase Stroke Risk
Huffington Post, April 15, 2014

Environmental Health Attitudes and Behaviors: Findings from a Large Pregnancy Cohort Study
European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Biology, May 1, 2014

One Year Later: Hospitals move from ideals to action on “antibiotic-free” meat
HCWH blog, May 1, 2014

Let’s Ban Food and Beverage Ads! We Can Eat When We Are Hungry and Drink When We Are Thirsty Like Nature Intended
Huffington Post, May 20, 2014

Real Men and Traumatized Seahorses: The Legacy of War and Contact Sports
Huffington Post, May 27, 2014

Balanced Menus – Health care food service revolutionizing menus with “Less Meat, Better Meat.”
Greenhealth magazine, June 1, 2014

El Salvador: We Can Help Usher in a New Era of Peace with Justice
Huffington Post, June 12, 2014

Can Fat Baboons Help Us Understand the ‘Obesity Paradox’?
Huffington Post, June 13, 2014

Soda Warning: May Be Hazardous to Your Sperm
Huffington Post, June 17, 2014

How the US Is Bullying El Salvador Into Using Monsanto’s GMO Seeds
Huffington Post, June 21, 2014

Disarming Nuclear Weapons: Countering the Nuclear Weapons Profiteers
San Francisco Medicine, July/Aug 2014

Food and Beverage Advertising: The Science that Supports a Ban
San Francisco Medicine, July/Aug 2014

Public Health Advocacy: Creatively Applying Medical Knowledge to Social Policy
Huffington Post, July 28, 2014

San Francisco, Berkeley Urge Congress to End Antibiotic Abuse on Factory Farms
Health Care Without Harm blog, September 11, 2014

Prescription for Change: Antibiotics Use in Humans & Animals Amidst Growing Concerns of Doctors
Consumer Reports white paper, October 1, 2014

Environmental Nutrition: Redefining Healthy Food in the Health Care Sector
Health Care Without Harm white paper, October 1, 2014

Salvadoran Families Struggle to Commemorate Their Disappeared
Huffington Post, October 6, 2014

The Soda Tax Wars: Let’s Help San Francisco and Berkeley Crush Big Soda
Huffington Post, October 8, 2014

Turn on to Tap: Tap Water as THE Healthy Beverage of Choice
GreenHealth Magazine, October 14, 2014

Doctors Concerned About Antibiotic Overuse
Health Care Without Harm blog, October 23, 2014

Support Soda Taxes: Avoid Premature Aging
Huffington Post, October 30, 2014

Consumer Demand for Healthier Food is Driving changes in Production Practices
HCWH blog, November 5, 2014

Why the Soda Tax is So Important
Huffington Post, November 13, 2014

2013

Triclosan fears lead to alternative soaps
SF Gate, January 1, 2013

Maine Voices: No time to hide behind FDA on BPA, baby food packaging
Portland Press Herald, January 16, 2013

State EPA plans to list BPA as harmful
SF Gate, January 25, 2013

My Toxic Couch’s Days are Numbered: New Furniture Flammability Standard Proposed
Scientific American, February 11, 2013

Changing a community to fight high blood pressure
HealthyCal, March 12, 2013

BPA may be labeled ‘toxicant’ by state
SF Gate, April 4, 2013

California decides chemical BPA is toxic
SF Gate, April 12, 2013

University of CA, San Francisco’s Sustainability Task Force Passes Resolution Calling for an End to Purchasing Meat and Poultry Raised with Non-Therapeutic Antibiotics
Digital Journal, May 10, 2013

Hospitals Say “No” to Meat Raised with Antibiotics
Civil Eats, May 20, 2013

Health Professionals Ask Obama to Take Stronger Action on Antibiotics in Ag
Food Safety News, June 5, 2013

USA Farm Antibiotics
Meat Trade News Daily, June 12, 2013

Livestock antibiotic use rampant despite warnings
SF Chronicle, June 23, 2013

Agricultural Antibiotics: Abuse in the Industry Leading to Crisis Stage in Human Medicine
San Francisco Medicine, July/Aug 2013

The Richmond Soda Tax Effort: Lessons Learned
San Francisco Medicine, July/Aug 2013

Good Hospital Food: Moving from Oxymoron to Healthy and Sustainable
San Francisco Medicine, July/Aug 2013

Why I’m Marching to Chevron this Saturday
Berkeley Daily Planet, July 29, 2013

As obesity grows, Mexico eyes soda tax
New American Media, October 5, 2013

East Bay activists celebrate as Mexico passes soda tax similar to one that failed locally
San Jose Mercury News, November 4, 2013

Local Hospitals Move Toward Life-Supporting Foods
San Diego Voice, November 11, 2013

Tainted Feed: Health care’s role in banning arsenic in animal agriculture
Greenhealth Magazine, November 27, 2013

New furniture standards remove harmful flame retardants
Los Angeles Times, November 30, 2013

Soda-tax wars are ground zero of obesity fight
SF Gate, December 2, 2013

The Science Driving a Soda Tax
Huffington Post, December 17, 2013