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

An energy efficiency rule is in danger! Contact the Senate today

A valuable energy efficiency rule for furnaces is in danger of being overturned by Congress. Let your senators know that the rule must stand.

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Take action: Strengthen the Good Neighbor Plan!

EPA is seeking comments on a proposal to strengthen their  regulations on cross-state air pollution. We need to make sure that input from the health community is heard!

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Significant Wins for Environment & Health in New Biden Administration Rules

PSR applauds the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Department of Agriculture for their recently finalized rules that will help to improve the health of communities nationwide. PSR and our members submitted comments on four of these rules to ensure that they strongly protected public health. 

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More Than Refrigerators: Energy Star for the Entire Office & Home

We all recognize the Energy Star logo on refrigerators and other appliances. But PSR readers may not know that Energy Star is a great tool for the entire healthcare office to save energy and money. 

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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 West Virginia

Information unearthed and analyzed by PSR shows that since 2013, oil and gas companies have hydraulically fractured or "fracked" some West Virginia natural gas wells with a class of extremely toxic and persistent chemicals known as PFAS.

Events

Jun 1

2024

In a country that spends $877 billion every year on the military, should medical debt be the leading cause of bankruptcy? Join Washington PSR and partners as we take on hard questions about healthcare and our national priorities.

Climate Crisis: the Impacts of Militarism

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT

Join Washington PSR for a virtual panel on the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons to health, the climate, and the intersection between military spending and economic inequity.

A Conversation with Annie Jacobsen

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Join Back from the Brink for a conversation with Annie Jacobsen, investigative journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Nuclear War: A Scenario.

Bonnie Raitt Concert

May 29 @ 8:00 pm EDT
140 W Mt Royal Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States

Chesapeake PSR will be tabling at the May 29 Bonnie Raitt concert at the Lyric Concert Hall, Baltimore.

Get Involved

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