PSR-LA Board Member Dr. Robert Dodge’s excellent article on the failed NPT Review Conference and the growing movement for a nuclear weapons ban.
The horrific use of chemical weapons in Syria is a crime against humanity and demands an international response. President Obama states that the United States must take appropriate action vs. doing nothing. This is absolutely true. The problem comes in defining appropriate action.
People should have information about the presence of genetically engineered ingredients in their food both when there may be a benefit to the person eating (for example, rice used in poor countries that includes Vitamin A), and when there are benefits only to the producer.
In an Op/Ed published, PSR-L A Board Member Dr. Richard Jackson and physician leader Dr. Rishi Manchanda express concerns that the proposed stadium may increase noise and air pollution, unfairly displace low-income residents and pose new threats to public safety.
Right now members of the California legislature have the opportunity to take a step towards better health for Californians, and make a decision that values science-based prevention. Peer-reviewed animal and human studies find associations between flame retardants and decreased IQ in children, learning disabilities and more.