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Do local environmental factors contribute to dementia? FAU researchers want to know.

May 22, 2024 Comments Off on Do local environmental factors contribute to dementia? FAU researchers want to know.

WUSF article quoting PSR Florida’s Dr. Ron Saff on the health effects of air pollution from sugarcane burning.

From nose bleeds to cancer: The public health risks of TVA’s gas buildout

May 18, 2024 Comments Off on From nose bleeds to cancer: The public health risks of TVA’s gas buildout

Radio clip from WPLN quoting PSR Pennsylvania’s Christina DiGiulio.

Chefs Want To Continue To Cook With Gas — Gas Companies Help With Disinformation Campaigns

May 18, 2024 Comments Off on Chefs Want To Continue To Cook With Gas — Gas Companies Help With Disinformation Campaigns

Clean Technica article quoting PSR.

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Xcel’s Clean Heat Plan Approved with Major Climate Wins

May 15, 2024 Comments Off on Xcel’s Clean Heat Plan Approved with Major Climate Wins

Sierra Club press release quoting PSR Colorado’s Lauren Swain.

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Dollar coin honoring Lewiston’s Dr. Bernard Lown to be issued Thursday

May 15, 2024 Comments Off on Dollar coin honoring Lewiston’s Dr. Bernard Lown to be issued Thursday

PSR co-founder Bernard Lown, MD is featured on a new dollar coin. Read more from the Portland Press Herald.

Climate change cures are possible, but we must urge Congress to act

May 10, 2024 Comments Off on Climate change cures are possible, but we must urge Congress to act

Op-ed in LNP by Alan S. Peterson, MD, PSR Climate Ambassador.

New Report Outlines Health Impact of Air Pollution from MidAmerican Energy Coal Plants in Siouxland

May 7, 2024 Comments Off on New Report Outlines Health Impact of Air Pollution from MidAmerican Energy Coal Plants in Siouxland

Article in River Cities’ Reader quoting PSR Iowa’s John Rachow, MD PhD.

We Regulate a Tiny Fraction of the 12,000 ‘Forever Chemicals.’ There’s a Better Way.

May 3, 2024 Comments Off on We Regulate a Tiny Fraction of the 12,000 ‘Forever Chemicals.’ There’s a Better Way.

The New York Times article citing PSR’s “Fracking with ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Texas” report.

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Wood Heating Eclipses All Other Sources of PM2.5 Pollution in Massachusetts

May 3, 2024 Comments Off on Wood Heating Eclipses All Other Sources of PM2.5 Pollution in Massachusetts

Article in the Amherst Independent quoting Greater Boston PSR Board Member Brita Lundberg, MD.

Reporting on climate change impacts on marginalized communities

May 2, 2024 Comments Off on Reporting on climate change impacts on marginalized communities

Great Lakes Echo Tammy Murphy, advocacy director for the Physicians for Social Responsibility Pennsylvania, said her organization also struggles with literacy. “When you’re doing scientific and health-based research and presenting…