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  January 2007 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Neal Barnard, M.D. Reversing Diabetes Across the Country
PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., may be bringing his new program for reversing diabetes to your town. This January, Dr. Barnard will begin a tour across the country to talk about his new book, Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes. Read more >


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Covance caged monkeyTuberculosis Outbreak at Covance’s Wisconsin Facility Highlights Dangers
PCRM recently learned that five monkeys at a Covance Laboratories research facility in Madison, Wis., tested positive for tuberculosis in June of this year, and 32 monkeys were killed to stop the spread of the disease. Animal cruelty issues aside, this incident highlights the serious dangers that Covance, a contract animal-testing company, could bring to Chandler, Ariz., where it is attempting to build a new facility. What you can do >

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Jonathan BalcombePleasurable Kingdom Reaches Indian Audiences
PCRM’s Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., an animal behavior specialist, has spoken about his new book, which debunks the assumption that animals do not have complex emotions, in cities across the United States and the United Kingdom. This January, Dr. Balcombe is taking his powerful and provocative arguments about animal feelings to India, with a nine-city tour and presentation at the Asia for Animals conference. Learn more >

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Mellon AuditoriumPCRM to Host Gala in April
PCRM’s “Art of Compassion” gala, which will be held this April in Washington, D.C., will give members and supporters a chance to meet and mingle in an elegant setting. Highlights include a star-studded reception, celebrity-inspired silent auction, gourmet vegan dinner, and music and entertainment. Read more >

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