Physicians for Social Responsibility

Preventing What We Cannot Cure: Physicians for Social Responsibility is the medical and public health voice working to prevent the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and the toxic degradation of the environment. (Homepage);
… Physicians for Social Responsibility is a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Nearly eighty cents of every dollar contributed goes directly to PSR program work. (About).

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Address: Physicians for Social Responsibility, 1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1012, Washington, DC, 20009, USA;
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About: Physicians for Social Responsibility is a non-profit advocacy organization that is the medical and public health voice for policies to prevent nuclear war and proliferation and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment.

PSR’s 32,400 medical and health professionals and concerned citizen members, 31 PSR chapters, over 60 Student PSR chapters at medical and public health schools, and over 25,000 e-activists, along with national and chapter board members and staff, form a unique nationwide network committed to a safe and healthy world.

Founded in 1961, PSR led the campaign to end atmospheric nuclear testing by documenting the presence of Strontium 90, a byproduct of atomic testing, in children’s teeth. During the following two decades, PSR’s work to educate the public about the dangers of nuclear war grew into an international movement with the founding of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. In 1985, PSR shared the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to IPPNW for building public awareness and pressure to end the nuclear arms race.

During the 1990’s, PSR built on this record of achievement by helping to end new nuclear warhead production and winning an international moratorium on explosive nuclear testing. A Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty has been negotiated and signed, but has not been ratified by the United States Senate and has not yet come into force. PSR continues to educate and mobilize the health community and concerned citizens on a multitude of nuclear issues … (full long text).

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