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  April 2007 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

dog PCRM Prepares for the Art of Compassion Gala 2007
The stars are aligned for the Art of Compassion gala on April 14. Master of Ceremonies Alec Baldwin will be joined by House star Lisa Edelstein, Marilu Henner, and Moby to host a black-tie reception and gourmet dinner for PCRM members and friends. Read more >

dogAMSA Passes Resolution Encouraging Replacement of Live Animal Labs
Last month, the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) took a major step toward modernizing medical education. The group passed a resolution encouraging the replacement of live animal laboratories with non-animal alternatives in undergraduate medical education and condemning the practice of pound seizure and obtaining animals from Class B dealers. What you can do >

dotline Start Putting Nutrition to Work for Better Health
Have you ever wanted a one-stop-shop Web site that would give you everything you need to know about healthy eating? Do you want easy online access to hundreds of delicious and healthful recipes? Need tips on healthy weight management or in-depth information about heart disease, diabetes, and other medical conditions? This month, PCRM launched, a new Web site aimed at helping consumers and health care professionals understand the links between healthy eating habits and good health. Learn more >

ReformHelp PCRM Reform the March of Dimes This Spring
The March of Dimes’ WalkAmerica fundraising season is heating up, and PCRM needs your help to inform walkers that the organization is not spending donation money wisely. Most walkers don’t know that the country’s largest charity devoted to the health of babies continues to waste as much as $30 million a year on useless and cruel animal experiments that do not help mothers or babies. What you can do >

VoteVote for the Commercial with the Worst Health Message
A few months ago, PCRM asked visitors to its Web site to vote for the commercial with the worst men’s health message. This time, PCRM is asking you to vote for the worst ad for a different product category: pharmaceuticals and supplements. Vote now >


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