We Must Prevent

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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years left to avert the worst effects of climate change, according to the IPCC

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 you want a clean budget, no poison pills!

After months of delay, Congress may finally pass a budget for 2024. Tell your Members of Congress: Poison pills have no place in appropriations!

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In a nuclear war, how much fallout would hit your town?

Since the 1960s, intercontinental missiles have been based in 400 underground silos spread across thousands of square miles of the Great Plains. If a nuclear war occurred, these silos would be high priority targets at the onset.

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New Report from ICAN: Untenable Investments: Nuclear Weapon Producers and their Financiers

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has issued a new report examining the involvement of investors in the production, maintenance or modernization of nuclear weapons.

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PSR takes Washington, DC!

Earlier this month we joined our friends with the Climate Action Campaign, Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, and American Lung Association in Washington, DC to emphasize the importance…

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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 Pennsylvania

This new report from PSR details the risks from injecting PFAS into Pennsylvania’s oil and gas wells, as well as risks from the disposal of millions of tons of liquid and solid waste associated with the wells.

Events

Mar. 6 - May 15

2024

This series of six bi-weekly sessions will be a primer for health professionals, public health officers, first responders, and community-based educators interested in learning from nationally and internationally known experts.

Greater Boston PSR’s March Monthly Meeting

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

GBPSR’s monthly meeting – open to all.

Rocky Flats Lawsuit Hearing

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
333 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

PSR urges members to consider attending this important hearing, part of our lawsuit against the proposed trail in an area contaminated with plutonium.

Climate Change and the Human Health Echo: The Global Nuclear Threat and Nuclear Landscapes in the United States

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST

Session one of this biweekly series features speaker Dr. Bob Gould of SF Bay PSR.

Get Involved

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