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  May 2007 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

pig Duke University Ends Live Pig Lab in Medical School Curriculum
Last month, PCRM learned that Duke University School of Medicine has joined the nearly 90 percent of U.S. medical schools that have completely eliminated live animals from their undergraduate medical education curricula. The school’s live pig lab was replaced with modern non-animal teaching methods. What you can do >

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PCRMPCRM Celebrates the Art of Compassion
In a moment of spontaneity at PCRM’s Art of Compassion gala, actor Alec Baldwin and musician Moby decided to auction off dinner with the both of them at Moby’s New York City apartment. In less than two minutes, the two stars had raised $30,000 in critical funding for PCRM and demonstrated what the art of compassion is all about. Read more >

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NealReverse Diabetes Book Spurs Successes Across the Country
A 61-year-old retired psychologist’s physician is thrilled with her progress. A 60-year-old woman in Texas lost 75 pounds. A 65-year-old Ft. Myers, Fla., resident watched his blood glucose levels drop in just one month. These are just a few of the testimonials PCRM has received from readers of Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes. Learn more >

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ReformPCRM Billboards Educate March of Dimes Walkers
Participants at March of Dimes WalkAmerica events have one goal in mind: raising money to help babies through effective medical research. PCRM’s goal in placing mobile billboards at many WalkAmerica events was to educate those participants that much of that money goes toward funding ineffective and cruel animal research. What you can do >

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GoldenPCRM Seeks Nominees for the Golden Carrot Awards
While the healthfulness of school lunches is slowly improving, many children get by on a diet of chicken nuggets, French fries, and cheese pizza during the school day. However, some students are lucky enough to dine on fresh vegetables, hearty bean soups, veggie burgers and other low-fat vegetarian fare. To recognize food service professionals who go the extra mile to keep kids healthy, PCRM is seeking nominees for its fourth annual Golden Carrot Awards. Read more >

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