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  October 2006 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

covance caged monkey Chandler Residents Sign Statements of Opposition Against Covance
More than 1,300 residents of Chandler, Ariz., have signed statements of opposition to the proposed Covance animal-experimentation facility. After PCRM gathered statements of opposition from those who do not want the proposed facility in Chandler, PCRM informed other residents about the consequences of Covance coming to their town. What you can do >


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milk adNew ‘Body by Milk’ Ads Target Teens
The dairy industry has a new target in its sights: teenagers who want to lose weight. The new campaign features four celebrities and an interactive Web site designed to attract adolescents. But research has shown that milk is likely to cause weight gain. PCRM sent letters to the four stars, encouraging them to set the record straight. Read more >

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patient simulatorPCRM Urges Medical Schools to Go High-Tech
Only 19 medical schools in the country still use live animal labs to teach basic concepts in physiology, pharmacology, or surgery. Because the Medical College of Wisconsin has access to modern simulation technology and Louisiana State University has to temporarily halt the labs because of hurricane damage, these two schools have unique opportunities to permanently end the use of animals in medical education. Learn more >

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unhealthy commercialVote on the Commercial with the Worst Health Message
Americans are seeing more and more commercials pushing less-than-healthful foods. PCRM nutrition experts have picked 10 commercials that send especially poor messages about health and nutrition. Vote on your pick for the very worst. Vote now >
 

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