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Dr. Ringenberg Talks about Climate Change

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.

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.

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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Lead Levels in Drinking Water in Elementary Schools in Tallahassee Florida

The Florida Pediatrician Winter 2018 The Winter 2018 issue of the peer-reviewed journal of the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics features this article about the harmful effects of lead in Florida schools, co-authored by three PSR members, Donald M. Axelrad, PhD; Ronald H. Saff, MD; and Lynn Ringenberg, MD. (See page 6.) …

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Middle Schoolers learn about health effects of climate change

PSR/Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg and Marybeth Dunn recently visited with middle school students in Florida, giving a presentation called “Climate Change Makes Me Sick” on how climate affects health. The students decorated a bulletin board with PSR’s climate postcards and came up with ideas for how to keep the earth cooler and healthier.