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Physicians for Social Responsibility

January 19, 2011

Registration Is Now Open for the 2011 Rx for Survival Conference

Join student, emerging, and expert health professionals at George Washington University on April 8-10th. Conference participants will be trained in medical advocacy and learn why social justice is important to health and medicine. Register now to get the early bird rate!


Webinar Series on Toxics, January 26

The Confronting Toxics program is working on ways to amplify the medical voice against toxic chemicals in consumer products and the environment. The Confronting Toxics Webinar series, launched specifically for healthcare professionals, begins on January 26, 2011 at 3:00 pm EST. Join us to learn how you can work toward more health-protective chemical regulations. Register Now or learn more.

Defend the Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act, America's premier law for safe, breathable air, is under attack from legislators in fossil-fuel-dependent states. Please add your name to the latest letter urging Congress to protect this vital health-protective law. Sign the Health Professionals letter here or Sign the Concerned Citizens letter here.


A Victory...and a New Challenge

On December 22nd, 2010, The United States Senate voted 71 - 26 to ratify the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START). Physicians for Social Responsibility, along with hundreds of groups and tens of thousands of activists, worked tirelessly to ensure the successful ratification of New START. Now, we seek your help on our 1 more 4 zero campaign. Sign up at 1more4zero.org.

50 Years After Eisenhower: Military Spending in the Spotlight Once Again

In his farewell speech more than 50 years ago, President Eisenhower coined the now world-famous term ‘the military-industrial complex’. He warned the country of its growing power and noted its vast influence on war and peace. William Hartung, a key author on this subject, presents the full scope of this complex and its continued relevance today. Read more


2010 Ends with No Additional Nuclear Loan Guarantees

Before adjourning in December, the 111th Congress passed a Continuing Resolution spending bill that does not authorize any new loan guarantees for new reactors -- a tremendous victory! PSR will continue the fight to limit loan guarantee authority in the New Year, as this short-term legislation expires in March 2011.


In This Issue

Registration Is Now Open for the 2011 Rx for Survival Conference

Webinar Series on Toxics, January 26

Defend the Clean Air Act

A Victory...and a New Challenge

50 Years After Eisenhower: Military Spending in the Spotlight Once Again

2010 Ends with No Additional Nuclear Loan Guarantees

PSR Actions

Add Your Name in Support of Clean Air!

Prevent Nuclear Technology Proliferation

In the News

Healthier Hospital Food -- For Us and the Earth

Coal Ash and Mercury: why coal is a health hazard

PSR physicians and concerned citizens have remained inspired for 50 years. Your contribution will ensure that the physicians of tomorrow have the resources, tools and inspiration to continue our campaign for a safe and healthy future.

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