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|Good Medicine Archive|
2013 Issues Escaping the Research Mousetrap Good Medicine Winter 2013 Vol. XXII, No. 1 Can We End Alzheimer's?
|Citizen Action Kit: Five Easy Ways to Become a Citizen Lobbyist|
Five Easy Ways to Become a Citizen Lobbyist There are many ways to influence your Representatives in government. Contact Your Members of Congress In order for your elected officials to do their jobs, they need to hear from their constituents. By writing, calling, or meeting with your elected official, you will mak
|Citizen Action Kit: Speak Up and Change the World|
Speak Up and Change the World An elderly chimpanzee spends another decade alone in a small laboratory cage. A scientist needs funding to develop alternatives to animal experiments. A student is trying to convince her school cafeteria to offer healthy, vegetarian foods. Their voices may not be represented in Cong
|The Vegan Diet How-To Guide for Diabetes|
Step 3. Low Glycemic Index The glycemic index identifies foods that increase blood sugar rapidly and allows you to favor foods that have much less effect on blood sugar. High-glycemic-index foods include sugar itself, white potatoes, most wheat flour products, and most cold c
|Glycemic Index of Foods Influences Weight Loss|
Decreasing the intake of high-glycemic foods can help reduce body weight, according to a new article in the Journal of Nutrition. The glycemic index is a measure of how rapidly a given food releases sugar into the bloodstream. In a National Institutes of Health-funded study conducted by PCRM, 99 participants with ty
|Citizen Action Kit: Op-eds and Letters to the Editor|
Op-eds and Letters to the Editor Letters to the editor and op-eds in your local newspapers influence and educate your community. You don’t need to be an experienced writer to submit one. The letters you read in the paper are written by people who want to share their opinion with others. Publications are mo
|Animal Welfare Act Violations at Ivy League Universities|
A report from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine September 2011 Findings | Review Process | Detailed Results | Discussion | Recommendations | References REVIEW PROCESS Research Misconduct Score To rate Ivy League universities on their Animal Welfare Act compliance, PCRM developed the Research
|Citizen Action Kit: How a Bill Becomes a Law|
How a Bill Becomes a Law A bill must pass through several steps before it becomes a law. Typically tax-related and budget bills are initiated in the House of Representatives, as the process below describes, but this is just one of many ways a bill may become a law.
|Citizen Action Kit: Congress 101|
Congress 101 In the United States, Congress holds the power to write and pass bills, which then become laws if the President approves them. Congress is made up of the House of Representatives (“the House”) and the Senate. Federal taxing and spending policies also fall under Congress’ power. Congr
|The Latest In...|
RESEARCH ETHICS By Kristie Sullivan, M.P.H. Pharmaceutical and Chemical Testing Novo Nordisk Ends Live-Animal Use in Quality Testing Novo Nordisk will no longer use living animals to quality-test batches of biological products coming off production lines. More than 13,000 animals per year were used for the tests in
|Frequently Asked Questions about Diabetes|
1. Why do you recommend a vegan diet for diabetes? Vegan diets, which contain no animal products (meat, dairy, eggs, or other animal products), are healthier than other diets, because they contain no cholesterol and less fat, saturated fat, and calories than meat-based diets or ovo-lacto vegetarian diets. Scie
|PCRM Weighs In on Cruel Mink Study|
PCRM was contacted by Colorado citizens concerned that U.S. Army toxicity studies involving mink were both cruel and useless. The study was conducted to re-evaluate water standards for a chemical known as DIMP, a by-product in the production of the nerve gas Sarin, which has leaked into ground water near the Rocky
|Low-Glycemic-Index Foods Improve Diabetes Control|
Diets rich in carbohydrates that release sugars into the bloodstream slowly improve blood sugar control for individuals with diabetes, according to a meta-analysis published in tomorrow’s Diabetes Care. The analysis compiles the findings of 14 previous studies comparin
|Ten Delicious Dishes to Help Defeat Diabetes|
Ten Delicious Dishes to Help Defeat Diabetes