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What We Cannot Cure

Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, we work to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.


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Nuclear Weapons Abolition

PSR's Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program amplifies the health professional voice to increase and broaden grassroots support for nuclear weapons abolition.


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Environment & Health

PSR's Environment and Health Program amplifies the voices of health professionals to advocate for strong action to avert catastrophic climate change and promote clean, healthy, safe energy.

Recent News

Tell Congress today: Gas stoves are hurting us!

Congress is voting on whether to “save” gas stoves, ensuring that these appliances continue to poison our indoor air. Tell them to vote NO!

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Urgent! No environment poison pills in the debt ceiling!

The debt limit deal backed by President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy includes not one but two poison pills for the environment. Act now!

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PSR Executive Director Search

PSR recently launched a search for our next Executive Director. This is a unique opportunity to assume a leadership role in an organization with a 62-year history of working to abolish nuclear weapons and a 26-year history of working to protect human health from the grave threats of climate change.

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Teach Your Patients the Dangers of Gas Stoves: Free CME Webinar

This month, PSR’s My Green Doctor offers a free 1-hour CME webinar and a short article that you can share with your patients.

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We Need Your Help

PSR advocates on the issues you care about by addressing the dangers that threaten communities, using our medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation, reverse our trajectory towards climate change, protect the public from the harms of fracking and expand clean, renewable energy.

Featured Report

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in New Mexico

PSR’s latest report on toxic PFAS chemicals in fracking spotlights New Mexico. Eighty percent of state residents get their drinking water from groundwater, making these “forever” chemicals particularly risky.

Upcoming Events

June 13


Media training from National PSR and Sunstone Strategies focusing on communicating the health risks of gas stoves.

Film Screening with Q&A: ‘Atomic Bamboozle: The False Promise of a Nuclear Renaissance’

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
1011 Main St
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States

Film screening with Q&A moderated by Dr. Patricia Kullberg of Oregon PSR

Gas Stove Media Training with Sunstone Strategies

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Media training from National PSR and Sunstone Strategies focusing on communicating the health risks of gas stoves.

Drivers and Outcomes of Pollution Disparities in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley

June 15 @ 12:30 pm EDT

Join PSR Pennsylvania for a discussion on Louisiana’s Cancer Alley.

Get Involved

PSR has local chapters throughout the United States. Find your local chapter to see how you can help your community. 

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