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  October 2007 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

dirty little secret commercial Help PCRM Stop Childhood Obesity
While agribusiness is getting rich, American children are getting fat. But we might be able to turn that around. This fall, a piece of legislation that establishes national food policies and funds the production of high-fat, high-cholesterol foods—the Farm Bill—will be voted on by the Senate. What you can do >

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PCRM toxicologists Chad Sandusky, Ph.D., and Kristie Stoick, M.P.H.PCRM Toxicologists Present Non-Animal Research Alternatives in Tokyo
In education, the three "Rs" are writing, reading, and arithmetic. But at the Sixth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, held this August in Tokyo, the three "Rs" were refinement, reduction, and replacement of animals in science. PCRM toxicologists Chad Sandusky, Ph.D., and Kristie Stoick, M.P.H., were on hand to present their work on behalf of animals in laboratories. Read more >

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lactose intolerance symptomsPCRM Argues for Milk Warning Labels
If a product could make you sick from a condition that is common but is not commonly known about, wouldn’t you want to be warned? That’s what PCRM doctors asked judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit September 14 in an appeal in a lactose intolerance warning label lawsuit. Learn more >

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mousePCRM Helps Company Find Alternative to Animal Testing
Persistence pays—for animals in laboratories! A chemical corporation dropped its plan for duplicative testing of an industrial chemical, sparing the lives of more than 1,000 animals, after PCRM scientists repeatedly explained that the tests were unnecessary. Read more >

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scalePCRM Studies Confirm Weight Loss and Cancer Survival Benefits of Plant-Based Diet
Two news studies by PCRM experts confirm that a vegan diet is the best diet plan for long-term weight loss and can significantly increase chances of survival after prostate cancer diagnosis. Learn more >

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MSNBC.com discusses PCRM's Farm Bill commercial

Reuters Health covers study finding that prostate cancer survival improves with a low-fat vegan diet

The Wall Street Journal online covers "Dirty Little Secret" TV ad

PCRM Publications

The New York Times prints a response from PCRM dietitian Dulcie Ward, R.D., about a school lunch article

PCRM’s Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H., writes about animal research in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Salt Lake Tribune publishes a letter about the Farm Bill by Jen Reilly, R.D.

Neurologist Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H., writes to the American Journal of Public Health about animal issues

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