Mourning the Death of Dr. David Patterson

PSR Wisconsin 2712 Marshall Court, Suite 2 Madison, WI 53705-2282 info@psrwisconsin.org For further information contact Pam Kleiss 608/232-9945 For Immediate Release: Friday, January 24, 2014 Jeff Patterson, DO, Madison physician and professor was an indefatigable champion serving Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Wisconsin and will be sorely missed by all who knew and worked with […]

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Dr. Sherman interviewed about Fukushima on Chinese TV

To see the video click here. http://tv.cntv.cn/video/C10450/3188f0049dd542ddbfc2f29086d69f13

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Article Published in Open Journal of Pediatrics

Janette Sherman, Joseph Mangano and Christopher Busby have published an article in the Open Journal of Pediatrics about the link between radiation exposure and thyroid disease. Radiation exposure has been linked to increased risk of congenital hypothyroidism (CH) for decades. CH is a relatively uncommon condition, occurring in about 1 of 2000 US births. Thyroid […]

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Fukushima Fallout Damaged the Thyroids of California Babies

A Global Threat Fukushima Fallout Damaged the Thyroids of California Babies by Chris Busby A new study of the effects of tiny quantities of radioactive fallout from Fukushima on the health of babies born in California shows a significant excess of hypothyroidism caused by the radioactive contamination travelling 5,000 miles across the Pacific. The article […]

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The Cost of Nuclear Power: Contrasting Views in the New York Times

Joseph Mangano, Executive Director of the Radiation and Public Health Project, and Edward L. Quinn, Past President of the American Nuclear Society, have written contrasting opinion pieces in response to an article by Eduardo Porter entitled “Coming Full Circle in Energy, to Nuclear”,  published in the New York Times, August 21, 2013.

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As the World Turns: The Fantasy World of Nuclear Power

Dr. Sherman writes for counterpunch.com, Weekend Edition Aug 30-Sep 01, 2013 No, not that one, the soap opera that ran from 1956 to 2010, but our world that turns. As we look at a weather map on TV or in our paper, we see clouds, rain, snow, and storms coming from west to east. What […]

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Al Jazeera America Presents: Into Eternity, A New Documentary

Every day, the world over, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storage facilities, which are vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and to societal changes. In Finland, the world’s first permanent repository is being hewn out of solid rock that must last 100,000 years, as this […]

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Nuclear Meltdown—The Need For Timely & Honest Information

Of particular interest in the United States is the operation of the Indian Point Nuclear Reactor located on the Hudson River 25 miles north of New York City (NYC), the most heavily populated metropolitan area in the United States. A comprehensive study conducted – at the request of the State of New York – in […]

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Dr. Sherman Interviwed on CCTV America

Anchor Anand Naidoo asks radiation expert Dr. Janette Sherman why the leakage is still going on at Fukushima — and if it will imperil other countries. View the video

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Dr. Sherman Quoted in National Geographic Article About Fukushima

Patrick J. Kiger National Geographic News Published August 7, 2013 “Tensions are rising in Japan over radioactive water leaking into the Pacific Ocean from Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, a breach that has defied the plant operator’s effort to gain control. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called the matter “an urgent issue” and […]

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