PCRM Online October 2013

The Physicians Committee

PCRM Online

October 2013 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Actress Maggie QActress Maggie Q Asks Taiwan to Halt Rabies Experiments on Beagle Puppies
Maggie Q, star of long-running television series Nikita, is urging the Taiwanese government to immediately halt proposed experiments to inject beagle puppies with rabies. Sign Petition >

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Bathroom Humor to fight prostate cancer

Bathroom Humor to Fight Prostate Cancer
Men who went to see the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September saw Physicians Committee ads urging them to “Play Hardball against Prostate Cancer” by eliminating milk from their diets. See Ad >


Japanese vegan kickstart

Kickstart Japan Joins International Lineup
The Physicians Committee just added Kickstart Japan to the lineup of international Kickstart programs that have reached 300,000 people so far.  Spanish, Chinese, Indian Programs >


Arden Come Clean

Petition Urges Elizabeth Arden to Come Clean about Animal Testing
A new Physicians Committee petition urges the cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden to come clean about its animal testing policy. Sign Petition >

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Soap star Peggy Mccay

Soap Star Helps PCRM Spread Alzheimer’s Prevention Message
Peggy McCay, Emmy-winning actress from Days of Our Lives, stars in the Physicians Committee’s new Alzheimer’s prevention print public service announcement. PSA and Recipes >


Physicians Committee Nominated for Prize for Replacing Animal Te

Physicians Committee Nominated for Prize for Replacing Animal Testing
The Physicians Committee is one of seven organizations placed on a short list for the 2013 Lush Prize for outstanding contributions to replacing animal testing—specifically recommending legislative reform that includes nonanimal test methods. Award >


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