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|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions Animal Welfare 1. Does the March of Dimes still fund shocking animal experiments? 2. Is there any evidence for the poor treatment of animals in March of Dimes experiments? 3. How can there be any pain or suffe
|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: An Overview|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: An Overview EXTENT, COST, and TYPES of ANIMALS USED The March of Dimes does not report the number of animals used per year. The March of Dimes uses many different species of animals, including primates, cats, dogs, rabbits, pigs, hamsters, fe
|Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease|
Are there aspects of your health you would like to change? Perhaps you might like to lose a few pounds, bring your cholesterol down, or get away from medicines. I am here today to talk about some surprising ways to keep a healthy heart—not through prescriptions or bypass surgery, but through simple changes t
|Cholesterol and Heart Disease|
Cholesterol and Heart Disease Every day, nearly 2,600 Americans die of some type of cardiovascular disease, an average of one death every 34 seconds, and 7.1 million Americans have had a heart attack during their lifetimes.1 Those who survive often go on to have another heart
|Nutrition News Releases|
2012 The Stalled “Let’s Move” Campaign Needs to Get Back in Gear, Doctors Say August 8, 2012 Doctors Petition USDA to Remove Milk as Required Food from School Lunches July 19, 2012 Billboard Near Kauffman Stadium Warns All-Star Fans of Hot Dog-Cancer Link July 9, 2012
|Section One: Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease|
What is Heart Disease Risk Factors Different Types of Cholesterol Cholesterol: The 150 Goal How to Read a Cholesterol Test How Much Is “Good Cholesterol”?
|Animal Care and Use Committees: Structural Problems Impair Usefulness|
Animal Care and Use Committees: Structural Problems Impair Usefulness Introduction The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) requires that institutional animal care and use committees (IACUCs) be established at research facilities that use animals covered under the Act. The Public Health Service and the Interagency Research
|An Examination of Animal Experiments|
Inaccurate Results Money Lost, Attention Diverted The Time Factor
|Your Right to Know: Understanding Animal Experiments in Your Community|
Selecting a Facility or Experiment Animals in Education Collecting Information Bringing in the Law
|Human Experimentation: An Introduction to the Ethical Issues|
The Scandal Unfolds Tuskegee Studies Unnecessary Drugs Mean Unnecessary Experiments
Making the Grade: Doctors Rank Healthiest School Lunch Programs in America Nov. 5, 2012 Doctors Name Healthiest School Lunch Programs in United States Sept. 7, 2012 The Stalled “Let’s Move” Campaign Needs to Get Back in Gear, Doctors Say Aug. 8, 2012 Doctors Petition USDA to Remove Milk as Requi
|Great Ape Protection and Cost Saving Act: Media Room|
Media Room Dr. Barnard's Blog Victory! NIH Retires More than 100 Chimpanzees to Sanctuary Dec. 18, 2012 Congressional Hearing Considers Ending Chimpanzee Experiments April 24, 2012 PCRM Continues to Urge NIH to End Chimpanzee Experiments April 13, 2012 Chimpanzee Experiments Exposed on Prime-Time TV Feb. 2,
|2012 PCRM School Lunch Report Card: Results|
A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine October 2012 Background | Criteria | Report Card | INDIVIDUAL DISTRICTS Pinellas County Schools: A+ (100) State: Florida 2008 Score: A (98) This is the first time in the 11-year history of the School Lunch Report Card that a school district received
The Detroit News: U-M to end surgery on dogs Feb. 27, 2009 Michigan Live: University of Michigan agrees to stop using live dogs for medical class Feb. 26, 2009 The Detroit News: U-M ends practice of training surgeons on live dogs Feb. 26, 2009 D
|Why Heart Failure Experiments in Animals Fail|
There is no doubt that poor heart health is a serious problem in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 5.8 million Americans have heart failure, with nearly 300,000 people dying each year from related complications. For decades, scientists have mistakenly turned to animal