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GBPSR’s statement on the war in the Middle East

May 7, 2024 Comments Off on GBPSR’s statement on the war in the Middle East

At Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, we are appalled and saddened by the events of the past seven months in the Middle East, from the horrific attacks on October…

How do trees and green spaces enhance our health?

April 19, 2024 Comments Off on How do trees and green spaces enhance our health?

Op-ed by Dr. Wynne Armand, GBPSR Board Member, in Harvard Health Publishing.

Joe Hodgkin’s Poor People’s Campaign Remarks

March 6, 2024 Comments Off on Joe Hodgkin’s Poor People’s Campaign Remarks

GPBSR Co-Chair for Nuclear Disarmament Dr. Joe Hodgkin recently addressed the crowd at the Poor People’s Campaign on Boston Common.

A Warning about Radioactive Air Pollution from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

February 24, 2024 Comments Off on A Warning about Radioactive Air Pollution from Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

Written by Greater Boston PSR members Dr. Brita Lundberg, Dr. Joe Hodgkin and Dr. Susan Racine.

Letter calling for an immediate halt to radioactive aerosol releases from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, an endangerment to public health

January 30, 2024 Comments Off on Letter calling for an immediate halt to radioactive aerosol releases from the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, an endangerment to public health

Letter from Greater Boston PSR to Gov. Maura Healey.

GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg testifies in support of nuclear disarmament

October 4, 2023 Comments Off on GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg testifies in support of nuclear disarmament

Brita E. Lundberg, M.D., GBPSR Board Chair, testified before the Massachusetts Legislature in support of two bills related to nuclear disarmament.

Smoke from wildfires obscures a cityscape

Why is the US locking down for climate change?

September 27, 2023 Comments Off on Why is the US locking down for climate change?

Op-ed in the CommonWealth Beacon by GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg.

The term ‘turf’ is misleading

August 13, 2023 Comments Off on The term ‘turf’ is misleading

Op-ed by GBPSR’s Philip Landrigan, MD; Sydney Engel; and Brita Lundberg, MD.

Climate change is exacerbating racial inequities. Boston is trying to change that.

July 27, 2023 Comments Off on Climate change is exacerbating racial inequities. Boston is trying to change that.

Article featuring input from GBPSR board chair, Brita Lundberg, MD.

Pollution inequality must stop; enforce roadmap law

January 23, 2023 Comments Off on Pollution inequality must stop; enforce roadmap law

Op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine by Brita Lundberg, MD, Chair of Greater Boston PSR, and Adrienne Allen, MD.