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PCRM Online October 2011

PCRM Online

 October 2011

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Animal abuse at Ivy Leage CollegesDead Puppy, Burned Baboons Top Ivy League Animal Cruelty Report
A dead puppy was found under a floor grate at the University of Pennsylvania. Baboons were burned and blistered in an experiment at Yale. PCRM's new report uncovers shocking animal abuse at all eight Ivy League schools. Read the Report >

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Grim reaper warns Packers fans of obesity riskGrim Reaper Takes on Cheese: Billboard Warns Packers Fans of Obesity Risk
"Warning: Cheese Can Sack Your Health." PCRM's new billboard near Lambeau Field in Wisconsin features the Grim Reaper warning football fans that eating cheese can make them fat and damage their health. See Billboard >


monkey used in military trainingMonkeys Wounded in Army's Cruel Nerve Agent Demonstrations
Rapid heart rate. Difficulty breathing. Violent seizures. PCRM recently filed two complaints to stop the Army's poisoning of monkeys in a life-threatening simulated nerve agent attack. Watch Video >


Amala Akkineni for 21 Day Vegan KickstartKickstart India Begins Nov. 7: Register Today!
Join the tens of thousands of people in India and around the world who will Kickstart their health beginning Nov. 7! Kickstart India provides a research-based roadmap to jumpstart weight loss, boost your health, and reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Celeb Lineup >


Antibiotic resistance in animal agricultureSalmonella, MRSA, E. Coli Danger: Antibiotic Resistance from Animal Agriculture
Two million people contract antibiotic-resistant infections annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PCRM's new report finds that antibiotic resistance is almost entirely attributable to antimicrobial use in animal agriculture. Read the Report >

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Elizabeth Kucinich national conference to end factory farmingNational Conference to End Factory Farming: for Health, Environment, and Farm Animals
PCRM's new "Antibiotic Resistance from Animal Agriculture" report uncovers some of the health-related consequences of factory farming. This month, you can learn more about the dangers of factory farming at the National Conference to End Factory Farming. PCRM Speakers >


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CNN interviews PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., about the Grim Reaper cheese billboard

The Philadelphia Inquirer covers PCRM's Ivy League report

CNN interviews actress Kristin Bauer about PCRM's Great Ape Protection Act campaign

Sacramento's FOX affiliate interviews Dr. Barnard about his Kickstart book tour

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Roll Call prints op-ed urging military to halt monkey use in chemical casualty training by PCRM director of academic affairs John Pippin, M.D.

The Baltimore Sun publishes op-ed on Army's use of monkeys by PCRM member doctors Barbara and Martin Wasserman

Massachusetts newspaper prints Breast Cancer Awareness Month letter by PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D.



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