CleanMed 2013: Creating Healing Environments

May 13, 2013

SF Bay Area PSR wowed its audiences at this year’s CleanMed conference April 24-26 in Boston. Jointly hosted by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Green Health, CleanMed connected and educated more than 900 health care professionals, food service employees, and hospital suppliers from across the nation on sustainability strategies in health care. Healthy Food…

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Supermoms Against Superbugs

May 13, 2013

On April 15 and 16, SF Bay Area PSR President Dr. Robert Gould joined more than 50 participants gathered in Washington D.C. for the second annual “Supermoms Against Superbugs Advocacy Day” events sponsored by the Pew Foundation. Conference members that included parents, physicians, chefs, restauranteurs, and ranchers called on President Barack Obama, the FDA and…

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May Webinars on Antibiotics and Agriculture

April 19, 2013

Webinars are co-sponsored by Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) and the PEW Charitable Trusts Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming. SF Bay Area PSR coordinates HCHW’s Healthy Food in Health Care work in California. Saving Antibiotics: A Clinical Perspective on Antibiotic Overuse in Agriculture May 16, 2013 10-11am PDT With Dr. Tom Newman, SF…

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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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Dr. Peter Joseph’s Response to New York Times Letter to the Editor on Nuclear Power

March 19, 2012

The letter below was written in response to the New York Times Letter to the Editor “Invitation to a Dialogue: Using Nuclear Energy.”  Dr. Joseph submitted his response, but it was not published. Re: Invitation to a Dialogue: Using Nuclear Energy Why is it that nuclear proponents always cite our seemingly insatiable demand for more…

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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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