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 are on high alert

Nuclear Weapons Abolition

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

8

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

Climate Change and the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in the United States

Article in Clinical Infectious Diseases co-authored by Greater Boston PSR Board Member Dr. Regina LaRocque.

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“Forever” chemicals used in Ohio oil, gas wells

PSR’s latest report reveals use of toxic PFAS chemicals in Ohio oil and gas wells. Read what happened, and what states can do to prevent use of these “forever” chemicals.

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Watch Now: Public Health Impacts of the “Inflation Reduction Act”

Learn what the Inflation Reduction Act will do to improve public health and how implementation can ensure that Congress and President Biden build on its successes while addressing its shortcomings.

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Global Health Organizations Call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

More than 1000 health professionals and 200 health organizations across the world are calling on governments to urgently develop and implement a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to end global dependence on fossil fuels and protect global public health.

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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 Ohio

PSR's latest report reveals use of toxic PFAS chemicals in Ohio oil and gas wells. Read what happened, and what states can do to prevent use of these "forever" chemicals.

Upcoming Events

Oct 1

2022

Location: Virtual

Greater Boston PSR (GBPSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) are pleased to host a very special fifth annual peace and health concert to address the twin existential threats of nuclear war and climate change.

Annual Global Health and Peace Concert

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Greater Boston PSR (GBPSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) are pleased to host a very special fifth annual peace and health concert to address the twin existential threats of nuclear war and climate change.

GBPSR Monthly Meeting

October 3 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Greater Boston PSR’s monthly meeting – open to all.

Harrisburg Peace Garden Gala (PSR Pennsylvania)

October 12 @ 6:00 pm EDT

Join PSR-PA and the Harrisburg Peace Garden Association for a gala in support of the Harrisburg Peace Garden, featuring speaker Dr. John Reuwer.

Get Involved

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