Online Program

Medical implications of the nuclear age

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Nuclear arsenals on hair trigger still threaten existence of life on the planet with a nuclear winter. Nuclear power plants and waste dumps all over the world provide a threat of catastrophic accidents and long term environmental hazards of ionizing radiation.

Learning Areas:

Advocacy for health and health education
Environmental health sciences
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the challenges to human life and health from nuclear weapons, nuclear power and nuclear waste

Keyword(s): War, Environmental Health Hazards

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: President of Helen Caldicott Foundation and founding president of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Author of many books, articles and presentations on the dangers of nuclear weapons, nuclear power and nuclear waste.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.