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PCRM Doctors Promote Vegetarian Diets in National TV Ad

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With the epidemic of childhood obesity showing no sign of reversing, PCRM is doing everything possible to educate parents that a vegetarian diet will not only help their child stay healthy, but slim as well.

This month, PCRM released a new public service announcement to TV stations around the country. “Dangerous” stars Ana Negrón, a family practice doctor from Philadelphia; Milton Mills, an internist from Virginia; Neal Barnard, PCRM president; and Carol Tavani, a Delaware psychiatrist, warning of the serious risks of an unhealthy diet. This “tell-it-like-it-is” public service announcement is one of an ongoing series about childhood obesity. In 2005, PCRM’s first spot on childhood obesity, “House Call,” aired nearly 15,000 times.

Help Us Educate the Public!
As a nonprofit organization, PCRM is able to obtain free air time on local TV stations and national networks for important health-oriented messages such as “Dangerous.” If you would like to help us get PCRM’s PSAs on TV by contacting your local cable station, please contact Patti Howard at 202-686-2210, ext. 324, or psa@pcrm.org.



 

PCRM Online, November 2005

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