Newsletter – Spring 2013, Volume 32, Number 1

Newsletter – Spring 2013, Volume 32, Number 1

What’s inside: Taking on Fracking – Don’t Gag Docs | Fumigant Free by 2020 | Protecting CEQA – CA’s Landmark Environmental Bill | Victory! Prescription for Toxic-Free Fire Safety | LA City Council Resolutions: San Onofre and Cleaning Up SSFL | Ten Bills on PSR-LA’s State Agenda | Member Profile: James Dahlgren, MD | Member Corner: Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Are Not Due Only to Over-Prescribing

LA Health and Climate Symposium: Advancing Healthy and Resilient Communities In A Changing Environment

LA Health and Climate Symposium: Advancing Healthy and Resilient Communities In A Changing Environment

Climate change has the potential to cause widespread injuries and death related to natural disasters, displacement, heat-related illnesses, malnutrition, and air and water pollution. PSR-LA co-organized a symposium on April 30th, 2010 titled, Los Angeles Health and Climate: Advancing healthy and resilient communities in a changing environment.

An Inspiring Evening – PSR-LA 2009 Gala

“Heroes for Health: PSR-LA’s 2009 Annual Dinner” was held at the Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on June 7th. Physicians, medical school students, board members and volunteers came together to celebrate progress for the “prevent what we cannot cure” aphorism we...