PSR-LA is pleased to present a recommendation guide for several of the ballot propositions placed before voters this Fall. These measures directly affect the prioritization of public health with state funds, and directly affect our state’s ability to provide critical health services and preventive measures in California.
According to a new report released today, more than $5 billion nationally, and $700 million in California could be saved every year by reducing exposure to harmful chemicals. This report calls for reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 to catch up with the science of the last 30 years, and start protecting public health.
Using the twin lenses of environmental justice and reproductive justice, PSR-LA is a featured group that is finding new ways to connect, frame, communicate, and organize around the issues that matter most to communities. This approach is creating new alliances, political opportunities, and concrete wins.
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) in partnership with American Nurses Association (ANA) and Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) released the “Hazardous Chemicals In Health Care” report today, detailing the first investigation ever of chemicals found in the bodies of health care professionals.