PCRM Online June 2014

The Physicians Committee

PCRM Online June 2014

PCRM Online
June 2014 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  


Meet Physicians Committee's Communications Specialist and Social Media Manager Dania DePas, M.A. >

PCRM's Social Media Manager Dania DePas


Hamptons Event

Tickets on Sale Now for August Hamptons Event
Join Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D., in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 9, for a fundraising event to support PCRM's lifesaving work. Guests will be treated to the party of the summer in a stunning location with gourmet food, entertainment, and a special presentation by Dr. Barnard. Purchase your tickets here.


Speaking Out Against Johns Hopkins' Animal UseSpeaking Out Against Johns Hopkins' Animal Use
PCRM is breathing new life into its campaign to end the use of live pigs at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). This May, PCRM staff handed out about 2,000 leaflets pushing for a switch to simulation at the university's commencement ceremonies in Baltimore. Take action >

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The Tail of Toxics animated-video-uncovers-animal-testing-flawsAnimated Video Uncovers Animal Testing Flaws
Never have the problems with animal testing been so clearly laid out as they are in PCRM's new animated video, "Tail of Toxics: Improving Chemical Safety without Animals." This 3-minute video exposes animal testing for cosmetics, chemicals, and household products as a cruel, ineffective, and unnecessary practice that puts consumers and the environment at risk. Watch and share the video >


Ellen DeGeneres Speaks Out Against Taiwanese Rabies Testing

Ellen Joins Campaign to Halt Taiwan Rabies Experiments
Talk show host and longtime animal advocate Ellen DeGeneres has joined PCRM's campaign to stop the Taiwanese government's plans to infect unvaccinated beagle puppies, mice, and ferret-badgers with a deadly rabies virus. Take Action>

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Billboard Calls Foul on Bacon

Billboard Calls Foul Ball on Bacon
PCRM has placed a billboard in Allentown, Pa., calling out the Lehigh Valley IronPigs for this season's bacon-centered marketing campaign. The billboard urges the team to step up to the plate and ban the bacon. A home run for health >


Celebrity trainer Marco Borges on how to spring clean your diet

Five Foods to Help You Eat Like Beyoncé
With A-list celebrities like JLo and Beyoncé going vegan, PCRM dietitians teamed up with celebrity trainers, such as exercise physiologist Marco Borges, to put together a report full of tips on how to clean up your diet. You don't have to be a Hollywood star to eat like one! Five fab foods >


Upping the Ante Against KFC's Double Down

Upping the Ante Against KFC's Double Down
PCRM has issued the SICK (Social Irresponsibility toward Consumers and Kids) Award to KFC for its resurrection of the disastrous Double Down sandwich. The sandwich crams cheese, bacon, and sauce between two fried chicken filets. With 540 calories, 32 grams of fat, and 1,380 milligrams of sodium, KFC's Double Down is gambling with its customers' health. A losing hand >

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Ecorazzi covers the Physicians Committee's Tail of Toxics video

The New York Times prints a letter on animal experimentation by PCRM's Sarah Cavanagh, Ph.D.

Houston Chronicle quotes Dr. John Pippin, PCRM's director of academic affairs on alcohol experiments

Rodale covers PCRM's 5 Foods to Spring Clean Your Diet Report

The Morning Call covers PCRM's campaign to ban bacon from ballparks