PCRM Online February 2013

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PCRM Online February 2013

PCRM Online
 February 2013 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

fifty chimpanzees held captive for future research

Fifty Chimpanzees Held Captive for Future Experiments
The National Institutes of Health is making progress in phasing out government-funded chimpanzee experiments and retiring most federally owned chimpanzees to sanctuaries. But the agency shouldn’t hold 50 chimpanzees for future research. Ken the Chimpanzee's Story >

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Unhealthy food served in children's hospitalsReport: McDonald’s, Chicken-Fried Steak Served in Children’s Hospitals
Shands Hospital in Florida is a top children’s hospital for heart surgery. But it has at least five fast-food outlets, and the patient menu includes artery-clogging meatloaf with gravy, according to PCRM’s new report on children’s hospitals that serve the most unhealthful foods. Bacon and Corn Dogs >


Your Mother is not a Pig

‘Your Mom Is Not a Pig’ Warns Mississippi Newspaper Ad
PCRM’s “Your Mom Is Not a Pig” newspaper ad warned Jackson, Miss., residents that the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s recent use of animals for medical student training is substandard. Three More Ads >

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Share Vegan Success Stories with the World

Share Vegan Success Stories with the World
PCRM receives countless e-mails and letters from people who have transformed their health with a vegan diet. Success Stories on PCRM.org is the new place to read about them and get inspired, learn how to try out a vegan diet, and share your lifesaving plant-based health makeover. Stories >


Victory! Pesticide Tests Are Not for the Birds, or any animal

Victory! Pesticide Tests Are Not for the Birds, or Any Animal
Hundreds of animals will be spared from being used and killed in cruel pesticide tests, thanks to recent PCRM victories. Infographic >




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PCRM in the News

The Washington Post quotes PCRM director of academic affairs John Pippin, M.D., on chimpanzee experiments

The Gainesville Sun covers PCRM’s children’s hospital food report

Oklahoma newspaper prints op-ed on the diary cliff by PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.D., R.D.

Louisiana newspaper prints letter on vegetarian diets and climate change by Susan Levin