PCRM Online February 2014 Nutrition

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February 2014 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Erectile Dysfunction Acceptance Week

Meat by Day: Impotence by Night
Erectile Dysfunction Acceptance Week’s message to men is clear: It’s not you. It’s the meat. See Ad >



Get Smart About Brain Health at NutritionCME.org

Get Smart About Brain Health at NutritionCME.org
Nearly 20 new video presentations from the International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain are now available for continuing education credit at NutritionCME.org. Watch >


Academy Award Winner Stars in New Physicians Committee Ad

Academy Award Nominee Helps Native Americans Fight Diabetes
Graham Greene, who was nominated for the Academy Award for his role in Dances with Wolves, knows the toll diabetes takes on Native Americans. In the Physicians Committee’s new ad, he tells viewers how to harness the power of their plates and reclaim their health by eating vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains. Watch >


VegRUN Adds 5K and 10K Training, DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

VegRUN Adds 5K and 10K Training, DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
It’s not too late to keep your 2014 running resolution. The new VegRUN 5K and 10K training programs make it easy. Or if you’re already trained for a marathon, register for the DC Rock 'n' Roll Marathon to help support the Physicians Committee. New Facebook Page >


Billboard Confronts Wayne State Over Dog Experiments

Billboard Confronts Wayne State Over Dog Experiments
“Doctors Urge Wayne State: Stop dead-end dog experiments now!” says a Physicians Committee billboard in Detroit. The billboard coincided with the Wayne State Board of Governors meeting. See Billboard >

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University of Mississippi Offered $25K to End Animal Labs

'Babe' Star Asks University of Mississippi to End Live Animal Labs
“You wouldn’t jeopardize patients by asking students to study 40-year-old medical textbooks,” actor James Cromwell recently wrote to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Yet future graduates are being trained with a method better left in the past: operating on live pigs. Take Action >

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Alcohol and Quail Chicks: A Recipe for Cracked Science

Alcohol and Quail Chicks: A Recipe for Cracked Science
How does alcohol injected into quail relate to the human condition? That was the inevitable question as researchers at Case Western Reserve University tested alcohol’s effect on the hearts of quail chicks. Learn more >


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Access Hollywood interviews PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., about ways to go vegan in 2014

The Washington Post covers PCRM’s Veggie Caucus Capitol Hill event

Roll Call prints op-ed on a plant-based revamp of the Farm Bill by PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D.

Nonprofit Quarterly covers PCRM’s campaign to modernized medical education at University of Mississippi

Examiner.com quotes PCRM director of academic affairs John Pippin, M.D., on PCRM’s campaign to end heart failure experiments on dogs at Wayne State