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Get the Lead Out

Our goal is to educate Floridians about the dangers of lead in drinking water and to pass legislation mandating filtration of drinking water in Florida schools. Please visit: Removethelead.com for more information


Dr. Ringenberg Talks about Climate Change

WTSP – 10 News March 9, 2018 PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg talks to WTSP about climate change and health. Dr. Ringenberg, a pediatrician, describes how climate change is affecting children’s health and how she works to get the word out about the need to fight climate change. “Medical experts say the effects on health …

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Climate Change is Making Us Sick!

The negative aspects of climate change pose great threats to our communities and their health. The burden is greater for vulnerable populations, including the poor, minority groups, women, children, the elderly, and the disabled. Health professionals can create safer environments for their community by joining PSR Florida in implementing the My Green Doctor Program. My Green Doctor …

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A Climate Call to Action

PSR Florida receives $95,000 from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg to engage local clinicians in climate action. For Immediate Release March 15, 2018 Marybeth Dunn, MPH PSR/Florida www.psrflorida.org Marybeth@psrflorida.org 813-444-2750 NonProfit health organization receives $95,000 from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg to engage local clinicians in climate action. PSR Florida received …

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If you live in Florida, doctors say climate change is already affecting your health

Miami Herald February 9, 2018 PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg discusses the importance of clinicians addressing climate change. “Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, who co-founded another Florida medical group focused on the topic in 2008, Physicians for Social Responsibility, said she’s glad to see the topic finally getting the attention it deserves, especially from healthcare providers.” Read …

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PSR Florida Tells Gov. Scott: Ban Fracking

PSR Florida sent a letter to the Florida Governor Rick Scott and state legislature leaders on new findings in the 5th edition of PSR’s Fracking Compendium, asking them to prohibit fracking in Florida. “Fracking in Florida, where more than 90 percent of residents’ drink groundwater, presents many unknowns, and characteristics unique to the state heighten …

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