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January 2014 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

PCRM Best of 2013

Best of 2013
PCRM made incredible strides in 2013. Learn more about PCRM's advances that are changing the future of medicine and research. 
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Below are recaps of some of PCRM's 2013 game changers. 

News and Campaign Updates

Watch: Don't Eat Anything with a Face Debate

Watch: Don't Eat Anything with a Face Debate
In the debate of the century, Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., won against opponents on the proposition “Don’t Eat Anything with a Face.” Share >

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The Physician’s Role: From Bystander to Leader

The Physician’s Role: From Bystander to Leader
Dr. Barnard’s hard-hitting and not-to-be-missed commentary in the American Medical Association’s Virtual Mentor laid out a bold new vision of medical practice in America. Lessons from Tobacco >

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Power Foods for the Brain

Power Foods for the Brain
At the International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain, the world’s leading experts joined PCRM to share insights on how foods can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other serious conditions. It's also where PCRM released the Dietary Guidelines for Alzheimer's Prevention. Guidelines >

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Kickstart Five Ways

Kickstart Five Ways
PCRM's Original, Chinese, Spanish, Indian, and Japanese Kickstart programs have brought healthy plant-based diets to more than 300,000 people across the globe. Sign Up >

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Cutting-Edge Clinical Research

Cutting-Edge Clinical Research
PCRM's clinical research staff conducted studies on the effects of dietary changes on diabetic neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, and migraine pain and published two papers in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition from the landmark GEICO workplace dietary intervention study. Findings >

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PCRM Calls Foul on Beagle Rabies ExperimentsPCRM Calls Foul on Beagle Rabies Experiments
PCRM has successfully delayed—and is working to stop—the Taiwanese government’s cruel and crude plan to infect beagle puppies and other animals with rabies to test the infectivity of a new strain of the virus. Update >

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Humanizing Heart Failure ExperimentsHumanizing Heart Failure Experiments
PCRM successfully fought a Wayne State University lawsuit that attempted to stop PCRM from accessing public records showing the details of the university's cruel and pointless heart failure experiments on dogs. Rogue Experiments >

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PCRM Wins Decades-Long Medical School Campaign

PCRM Wins Decades-Long Medical School Campaign
After more than 20 years of working to end the use of animals in medical training programs at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences—the only medical military school in the United States—notified PCRM that the school has fully transitioned to the use of simulators. Details >

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Cruelty-Free Chemical Testing

Cruelty-Free Chemical Testing
As a result of comments to government agencies on chemical test plans, PCRM saved hundreds of animals from chemical testing last year, including a proposed Environmental Protection Agency study that would have killed dozens of animals to test a pesticide. More >

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Improving Pediatrics Training

Improving Pediatrics Training
PCRM’s campaign against the University of Virginia, which began in 2010, ended this year when the school announced that its pediatrics residency program no longer uses cats to teach endotracheal intubation. Video >

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