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Apr 02, 2018, 11:46 ET U.S. Unprepared for Nuclear Event, States Physicians for Civil Defense

An article in the Mar 29 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine asks "Are We Prepared for Nuclear Terrorism?" The answer is obviously "no,"...


Feb 06, 2018, 11:36 ET Scientists Petition American Museum of Natural History to Stand against 'Climate-Change' Agitators, States Physicians for Civil Defense

More than 300 scientists have sent a letter and background information to the president of the American Museum of Natural History in response to...


Jan 29, 2018, 13:04 ET Hiroshima Nuke Survivor Urges Americans to Prepare, Reports Physicians for Civil Defense

In Hiroshima, citizens had no warning, and no inkling about what a single atomic bomb could do. As a result, tens of thousands died unnecessarily....


Jan 22, 2018, 10:02 ET 'Could We Be Saved by a False Alarm?', Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

The emergency management official in Hawaii who caused a panic by clicking on the wrong drop-down menu item has been severely criticized and might...


Jan 14, 2018, 16:08 ET What If Hawaii's Accidental Alarm Had Been an Accidental Launch, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

At 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 13, citizens in Hawaii received a mobile alert: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii, seek immediate shelter....


Jan 10, 2018, 12:54 ET U.S. Defense Policy, Not Trump, Needs Sanity Check, Says Physicians for Civil Defense

President Trump's Twitter response to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's nuclear button taunt has a self-selected committee of psychiatrists led...


Dec 28, 2017, 16:00 ET As Nuclear Threat Grows, Shelter Signs Removed in NYC, says Physicians for Civil Defense

The threat of a nuclear strike by ballistic missile from North Korea appears to be here now—not years into the future. Russia and China have much...


Sep 08, 2017, 13:03 ET Evacuation Plans Developed--by Japan, Reports Physicians for Civil Defense

While Americans are facing the need to evacuate their homes because of a monster hurricane, Japan is working on the type of evacuation the U.S. has...


Aug 15, 2017, 15:41 ET It's Worse than the Cuban Missile Crisis, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

After North Korea threatened to attack Guam and its American military bases, residents were given guidelines. "Do not look at the flash or...


Jul 31, 2017, 09:38 ET U.S. Cities Threatened with Nuclear Warheads--NOW, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

North Korea has tested another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and claims to be able to hit the continental U.S. or "anywhere in the...


Jul 06, 2017, 12:55 ET North Korea Presents a Defense Opportunity, States Physicians for Civil Defense

North Korea's belligerence should be sending an alarm to all Americans: its advancing technology poses an existential threat to us, perhaps sooner...


Jun 19, 2017, 11:37 ET U.S. Warplanes a Russian Target in Syria, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

After a U.S. Super Hornet shot down a Syrian army jet, Russia announced that it would treat U.S. warplanes operating in parts...


Jun 13, 2017, 10:38 ET Hawaii Responds to North Korean Threat; Others Must Also, States Physicians for Civil Defense

In response to North Korean missile tests and threats to Hawaii, state officials are looking at nuclear preparedness plans that have not been...


Jun 13, 2017, 09:50 ET New Russian Hypersonic Missile Spotlights U.S. Vulnerability, States Physicians for Civil Defense

While Congress speculates on the possibility of Russians hacking the Democratic National Committee, the Russians are apparently more focused...


Jun 05, 2017, 09:54 ET Physicians for Civil Defense Thanks President Trump for Pulling U.S. out of Paris Climate Agreement

Americans owe President Trump a huge debt of gratitude for withdrawing the U.S. from the "Mad Hatter Climate Tea Party," stated Jane Orient, M.D.,...


May 19, 2017, 14:14 ET What Trump Should Do about the Russians, according to Physicians for Civil Defense

In all the recent discussions about Putin and the Russians, Americans need to remember the nature of the real threat from Russia, states Physicians...


Oct 20, 2016, 17:36 ET Russian Navy Ignored in Presidential Debate, States Physicians for Civil Defense

While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred in Las Vegas in the third Presidential debate on Oct 20, 10 vessels from Vladimir Putin's fleet were...


Oct 12, 2016, 10:28 ET WW III Danger Ignored in Presidential Debate, States Physicians for Civil Defense

In the Oct 9 debate between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Russia and Syria were mentioned a few times, but the...


Aug 16, 2016, 12:53 ET Russians Warn of War Danger, States Physicians for Civil Defense

The shadow of nuclear weapons is ever present, and the question of whose finger will be on the "nuclear button" will figure in the Presidential...


Dec 21, 2015, 09:57 ET Presidential Candidates Ignore Key Defense Issue, States Physicians for Civil Defense

At the last Republican presidential debate one candidate mentioned the possibility of World War III. The prospect of a war that didn't stay safely...


Nov 24, 2015, 15:32 ET Clean Power Rule Is a Corrupt, Health-Damaging Power-Rationing Rule, Says Physicians for Civil Defense

 The so-called Clean Power Rule (CPP) being imposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires cutting "carbon" emissions and will...


Nov 02, 2015, 11:08 ET Russian Military Spending Surges as Revived Civil Defense Training Called for, Says Physicians for Civil Defense

Last week, Dmitry Rogozin, Russia's deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry, called for reviving the old Cold War practice of...


Oct 26, 2015, 11:07 ET Activist Doctors Still Disseminating Flawed, Dangerous Advice on Nuclear Weapons, Says Physicians for Civil Defense

 As the nation appears to be on the brink of nuclear war, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) is reprinting its 50-year-old message in...


Oct 21, 2015, 09:54 ET Are the "One Percent" Preppers Paranoid, or Are We Missing Something, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

On Oct. 11, Benjamin Domenec's popular blog, "The Transom," featured a tour of a luxury bomb shelter in a secret location. At a cost of $35,000 per...


Oct 08, 2015, 11:26 ET Could Americans Face Nuclear Attack Because of Syria, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

 U.S. and Russian aircraft could literally be on a collision course in Syria, as the two countries have not agreed on flight safety rules in...