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Body Count

Casualty Figures after 10 Years of the “War on Terror” Authored by IPPNW-Germany, this report is a comprehensive account of the vast human toll of the “Wars on Terror” conducted…

Nuclear Famine: Two Billion People at Risk?

In “Nuclear Famine: Two Billion People at Risk?” researchers report that the climatic effects of a “limited” nuclear war between Pakistan and India would cut crop production worldwide, putting up…

Nuclear Power and Public Health: Lessons from Fukushima, Still Dangerously Unprepared

One year after the Fukushima reactor crisis in Japan, no meaningful progress has been achieved in improving the ability of first responders and medical professionals to react to a disaster…

Niños Seguros y Sanos: Safe and Healthy Children

Training-of-Trainers Program Niños Seguros y Sanos (Safe and Healthy Children) is a pilot project of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), the Academy for Educational Development (AED), and Health Outreach Partners…

The Clean Air Act: A Proven Tool for Healthy Air

This report highlights the serious, sometimes fatal damage that air pollution inflicts on human health. It explains how the Clean Air Act—federal legislation established and strengthened over the course of…

The Lessons of Fukushima and Chernobyl Briefing Book

The 25th Anniversary of the nuclear reactor accident in Chernobyl on the Belarus-Ukraine border serves to remind us of the dangers to public health posed by nuclear power. The importance…

Coal Ash: The Toxic Threat to Our Health and Environment

Coal ash, one of the dirtiest secrets in American energy production, burst into the U.S. consciousness three days before Christmas, 2008 when an earthen wall holding back a huge coal…

Zero Is the Only Option

In March 2010, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and PSR docs Vic Sidel and Ira Helfand published a major new briefing paper on the global climate and…

Coal’s Assault on Human Health

Physicians for Social Responsibility has released a groundbreaking medical report, “Coal’s Assault on Human Health,” which takes a new look at the devastating impacts of coal on the human body.…

Hazardous Chemicals in Health Care

A Snapshot of Chemicals in Doctors and Nurses Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) in partnership with American Nurses Association (ANA) and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) have released the “Hazardous…