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|The Origin of U.S. Dietary Guidelines|
Current U.S. dietary policies still reflect the basic design of the food guides from the early part of this century. In 1894, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) developed the first food composition tables and dietary standards for Americans. In 1916, the first daily food guides appeared in U
|Good Medicine Archive|
2013 Issues Escaping the Research Mousetrap Good Medicine Winter 2013 Vol. XXII, No. 1 Can We End Alzheimer's?
|Help End Live Animal Labs at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine|
Can you help us end the live animal lab at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine? Twenty years ago, live animals were commonly used in physiology, pharmacology, and surgery classes at medical schools. A standard lab involved anesthetizing the animal, followed by injecting pharmaceuticals or practicing sur
|Stepping Up Efforts to End Live Animal Labs at Johns Hopkins|
More than 90 percent of U.S. medical schools have stopped using live animals to teach medical students the basics of physiology, pharmacology, and surgery. So why is Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine—a top-ranked U.S. medical school—still offering live animal labs? PCRM member physicians have
|Lethal Use of Pigs at Johns Hopkins and Uniformed Services University Violates Maryland Law, Doctors Say in Complaints|
Training Video Exposes Unlawful Use of Live Animals for Invasive Procedures; Most Schools Use Nonanimal Methods WASHINGTON—A live pig is tethered to an operating table as a scalpel slices through the animal’s skin and muscle. Later, the pig’s chest is cracked open to allow an instructor to shock an
A graduate of Stanford University and Cornell Law School, Rich is a 45-year-old, world-renowned vegan ultraendurance athlete, wellness advocate, husband, father of four and inspiration to people worldwide as a transformative example of courageous and healthy living. After succumbing to the sedentary throes of overweig
|Michigan Shelter Stops Sending Dogs to Class B Dealers|
PCRM recently helped persuade the Mecosta County Animal Shelter in Michigan to stop sending dogs to Class B “random source” dealers, which sell former companions to laboratories for experiments. In November, PCRM filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture against the Mecosta County Animal Sh
|Victory! Two More Medical Schools End Live Animal Labs|
The Medical College of Wisconsin finally ended its use of animals in medical education, after a longstanding effort by PCRM and its members and supporters. PCRM first sent letters to MCW’s faculty and leadership, explaining the benefits of replacing the use of dogs in its physiology course with nonanimal metho
|Paul Talalay, M.D.|
Protection Against Cancer and Chronic Degenerative Diseases: Plants, Genes, and Enzymes Originally Presented On: Saturday, July 22, 2006 Event: The Cancer Project’s 2006 Cancer & Nutrition Symposium in Bethesda, Md. Speaker: Paul Talalay, M.D. John Jacob Abel Distinguished Service Profess
|Victory! NIH Retires More than 100 Chimpanzees to Sanctuary|
More than 100 federally owned chimpanzees are about to retire after years in laboratory confinement. The National Institutes of Health will send the chimpanzees from New Iberia Research Center to the Chimp Haven federal sanctuary. Initially, NIH planned to transfer just 10 of the chimpanzees to Chimp Haven in Louisian
|Nutrition and The Brain PCRM CME Sponsorship|
Sponsorship For information on how you or your company can sponsor this event, please contact Debbi Miller at 202-527-7340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.