PSR National, PSR Colorado and other groups have filed suit against the U.S. DOT and USFS for approving a public trail to be built on land contaminated with plutonium.
PSR urgently calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. We urge the international community to prioritize providing essential medical supplies, restoring healthcare facilities, and supporting water and sanitation infrastructure.
We are pleased to announce that Brian Campbell, PhD, has accepted the offer to serve as PSR’s next Executive Director, effective November 1, 2023.
As advocates for health and well-being, we call for immediate international attention and humanitarian intervention to ensure the swift delivery of essential supplies, including fuel and medicines, to Gaza.
The new report, by Physicians for Social Responsibility, 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.
Letter from Pennsylvania health and environment groups to state officials urging a ban on the use of PFAS in fracking.
The violence in the region, coupled with Israel’s possession of a nuclear arsenal, presents a precarious situation with profound implications.
Physicians for Social Responsibility is deeply disappointed in the EPA’s decision to delay updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone.
Over 100 medical journals issued a resounding call for immediate action — drafted by IPPNW — to mitigate the escalating threat of nuclear war and accelerate the elimination of nuclear weapons.
PSR firmly opposes this transfer and the use of indiscriminate weapons by any country, regardless of combat circumstances. These weapons are inconsistent with public health and international law.
Article in The Los Angeles Times quoting Martha Dina Argüello, PSR Los Angeles.
Op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Barbara Brandom, MD, PSR climate ambassador, Philadelphia PSR.
Arkansas Catholic feature on Ira Helfand, MD, PSR board member.
Letter to the editor in The Columbian by Claire Richards, PhD, PSR climate ambassador, Washington PSR.
Public News Service article quoting Sarah Cornett, climate program and advocacy manager with Washington PSR.
Article in Westword quoting PSR Colorado’s Barbara Donachy, MPH.
Common Dreams article quoting Saba Malik, MD, PSR Los Angeles, who spoke at a Fire Drill Friday rally on how climate change impacts low-income communities.
Letter to the editor in the Monterey Herald on the climate crisis by Bill Donovan, MD, PSR member.
Article in The Ecologist quoting Ned Ketyer, MD, PSR Philadelphia.
Letter to the editor in the Columbus Dispatch by Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, PSR board member.