Tag Archives: Physicians for Social Responsibility

Call For Medical Professionals At Standing Rock

Howard Ehrman, MD, MPH is coordinating a medical response to the eviction notice served last week to the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock, asking for physicians and other medical professionals to volunteer. Wendy Ring, member of Physicians for Social … Continue reading

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A View Of Climate Disparity

[by Dr. Maureen McCue] During a recent train ride returning from a family visit in Southern California, I couldn’t help observing the stark differences between the appearance of the unprecedented drought in the southwest, and the intense rain storms here … Continue reading

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69th Anniversary Of Hiroshima

Aug. 6 marks the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan when between 60,000 and 80,000 people were killed instantly, with a final death toll estimated at 135,000. Aug. 9 will mark the anniversary of Nagasaki where about … Continue reading

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Iowa Hosts Physicians For Social Responsibility

CEDAR RAPIDS– Iowa played host to the national organization Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) from May 6 through 10 at the Hotel at Kirkwood. Iowa held center stage for meetings convened by national and international leaders of the 52 year … Continue reading

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Nuclear Neighborhoods: 11,000 Generations

For Iowans, August is a month to remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It is also the perfect time to consider the current realities of an increasingly costly and dangerous global nuclear arsenal- something about which the world seems blithely unaware. To … Continue reading

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Monday Event Roundup

Here are some upcoming events from the Blog for Iowa inbox: Thursday, Aug. 1,  Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility hosts an opening reception for their two month combination art show, exhibit, film and lecture series called “Nuclear Neighborhoods: 11,000 Generations”  … Continue reading

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Iowa Farmers Oppose Nuclear Power

WILTON—About 65 people gathered at the Wilton Community Center last night to view a screening of the documentary, “The Atomic States of America,” hosted by the group Saving America’s Farmland and Environment (S.A.F.E.). Attendees also heard an update from two … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters In The U.S. And Nuclear Power: Why Iowans Are Getting Involved

The Iowa Legislature is considering enacting a law to subsidize the nuclear power industry this session. Let’s Get Together, Act and SHUT DOWN this Legislation “Natural Disasters in the U.S. and Nuclear Power” is the topic of a talk by … Continue reading

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