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  February 2008 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

pig Billboards Call for Action Against Animal Labs in Portland and Milwaukee
PCRM took its message about live animal labs to the streets in Portland, Ore., and Milwaukee this winter. A billboard went up the first week of January in both cities, each of which is home to a medical school that plans to hold a live animal lab this semester. What you can do >

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eating healthy foodNew Year, New You
Need a little extra support in sticking with your New Year’s resolution to get healthier in 2008? Let NutritionMD.org help! This innovative Web site will provide you with the tools to achieve a healthy diet and a chance to win prizes in the New Year, New You contest. Enter the contest >

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Dakota book cover Renowned Author Donates Dakota Proceeds to PCRM
New York Times best-selling writer Martha Grimes is generously donating a portion of the royalties from her new novel, Dakota, to PCRM. Supporters can meet Ms. Grimes at lectures and book signings in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Learn more >

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Neal Barnard, M.D.PCRM President Takes Diabetes Program to India
Last month, PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., traveled to India to spread the news that a low-fat vegetarian diet can help manage type 2 diabetes. Dr. Barnard toured 10 cities, speaking at hospitals and diabetes centers about how to handle India’s growing diabetes epidemic. Read more >

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ratChandler Open Meeting Law Violation Still Standing
The lawsuit against the city of Chandler, Ariz., aimed at stopping Covance Inc. from building a giant animal-testing facility in Chandler has taken another turn. In a January 15 ruling, the Maricopa County Superior Court Judge left standing the count accusing the city of violating the open meeting law, saying it must be argued separately. Learn more >

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PCRM member doctor Sam Jacobs, M.D., writes to the Willamette Week about OHSU’s live animal lab

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., reassures parents about the safety of vegetarian diets in The Free-Lance Star

PCRM member doctor Ole Ersson, M.D., writes to The Oregonian about OHSU’s live animal lab

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