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  March 2005 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  
News and Campaign Updates
x-ray New Study Shatters Myths about Milk
For years, the dairy industry has pushed the concept that drinking milk helps children grow strong bones. But a new PCRM review published in Pediatrics shows there is little scientific evidence to support the claim. Read more…
Emmylou Harris PCRM to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
Join actor Alec Baldwin, singer Emmylou Harris, and some of America’s leading physicians at a gala celebration of PCRM’s 20-year anniversary. Read more…
prescription Vioxx Tragedy Spotlights Failure of Animal Tests
The Vioxx scandal exemplifies one of the main problems with animal research. What’s safe for mouse isn’t necessarily safe for a human. Or, in the case of Vioxx, what’s heart protective in a mouse may actually cause heart disease in a person. Read more…
Anthony Hopkins Anthony Hopkins Promotes Healthy Diet in New TV Spot  
Celebrated actor Anthony Hopkins recently donated his time to record a powerful public service announcement for PCRM’s new affiliate, The Cancer Project. Watch the ad…
sick child Animal-Based Drug Tests Miss Half of All Birth Defects
A comprehensive review of birth defect research exposes a testing system that performs so poorly, one could almost obtain a similarly successful predictive rate by flipping a coin. Read more…

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