Visionary Science, Ethics, Law and Action in the Public Interest


  1. The Precautionary Principle, A Retrospective


      The Precautionary Principle; A Retrospective Volume 23 (1) January 2018 “When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.” The Wingspread Statement, 1998 Visit Our Website Friends of SEHN, A few years ago…Read More →

  2. Antimicrobials in Hospital Furnishings: Evidence to Support Lacking


    A New Report by Science Director Dr. Ted Schettler Antimicrobials in Hospital Furnishings: Do They Help Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections? Press Release here: Health care decision-makers should seek more evidence of safety and effectiveness before purchasing furnishings containing antimicrobials, concludes a comprehensive review released today by Health Care Without Harm. The report found very little support for…Read More →

  3. Preparing the Harvest: an update on the work of the Women’s Congress


    Anger that is motivated by compassion or a desire to correct social injustice, and does not seek to harm the other person, is a good anger that is worth having. – His Holiness, the Dalai Lama Dear Friend of the Women’s Congress for Future Generations,   After a winter of fermentation and a springtime of…Read More →