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 December 2010 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

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New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson petitions USDA to Halt chimpanzee transferGov. Bill Richardson Petitions USDA to Halt Transfer of New Mexico Chimpanzees
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson recently asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to halt the transfer of 186 chimpanzees to a laboratory where they will be used in painful experiments. Watch and Share Video >


healthy airport foodAirport Food Review: Detroit Healthiest, Atlanta and Washington Lag
Holiday travel means long lines and full-body scans. But PCRM’s 10th annual airport food review finds one bright spot: healthy, delicious meals at many airport restaurants. Eighteen Airports Ranked > 


monkey used in addiction studyMonkeys Dosed with Narcotics: Addiction Experiment Documents Released
The New York State Supreme Court recently granted PCRM access to documents detailing addiction experiments on monkeys conducted by researchers with Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Alcohol and Marijuana Experiments >


boy eating high-fat dairy productsNew York Times, PCRM Expose USDA’s Marketing of High-Fat Dairy Products
A PCRM legal petition recently provided support to the New York Times exposé on Dairy Management, a government-created organization that partners with fast-food chains to market high-fat, cheese-laden foods. Government’s Farm Bill Pushes Cheese >


pig used in trauma trainingUniversity of Pittsburgh Slow to Stop Killing Pigs for Trauma Training
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center said it would phase out using and killing pigs in its trauma training course. But more pigs were recently killed. Pennsylvania Physicians’ Plea >


Daphne Oz for 21-Day Vegan KickstartNew Celeb Joins 21-Day Vegan Kickstart Beginning Jan. 3

Daphne Oz, author of The Dorm Room Diet, didn’t gain the “freshman fifteen” in college. She lost 10 pounds in her first semester, and a total of 30 pounds. Now, she’s sharing her plant-based weight-loss tips with Kickstarters.  Kickstart Your Holidays >


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CNN covers New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson’s efforts to save Alamogordo chimpanzees

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