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|Nutrition News Releases|
2012 The Stalled “Let’s Move” Campaign Needs to Get Back in Gear, Doctors Say August 8, 2012 Doctors Petition USDA to Remove Milk as Required Food from School Lunches July 19, 2012 Billboard Near Kauffman Stadium Warns All-Star Fans of Hot Dog-Cancer Link July 9, 2012
Making the Grade: Doctors Rank Healthiest School Lunch Programs in America Nov. 5, 2012 Doctors Name Healthiest School Lunch Programs in United States Sept. 7, 2012 The Stalled “Let’s Move” Campaign Needs to Get Back in Gear, Doctors Say Aug. 8, 2012 Doctors Petition USDA to Remove Milk as Requi
May 2013 > Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Inspiration from the Mothers of Food for Life Instructors: Gloria Huerta and Sandi Rechenmacher Mother's Day Tribute AMA Publishes Article on Physicians’ Responsibilities for Patients’ Nutrition International Conference on Nutrition and
|PCRM 2003: The Year in Review|
The close of 2003 marks another year of growth and increased effectiveness for PCRM. Remarkable success has been achieved in medical schools, where animal labs are steadily being replaced with better methods. Interest in vegetarian diets on the part of the media, consumer
|Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., M.S.|
Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., M.S., is a research scientist with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a nationwide organization of physicians and laypersons that promotes preventive medicine, especially good nutrition, and addresses controversies
|Great Ape Protection and Cost Saving Act: Media Room|
Media Room Dr. Barnard's Blog Victory! NIH Retires More than 100 Chimpanzees to Sanctuary Dec. 18, 2012 Congressional Hearing Considers Ending Chimpanzee Experiments April 24, 2012 PCRM Continues to Urge NIH to End Chimpanzee Experiments April 13, 2012 Chimpanzee Experiments Exposed on Prime-Time TV Feb. 2,
|PCRM Conference Confronts Childhood Obesity Epidemic|
As the federal government’s National School Lunch Program continues to emphasize artery-clogging, high-cholesterol foods, childhood obesity has reached record levels—16 percent of children ages 2 to 19 are now considered obese. And as waistlines expand, so does the risk for chronic disease, including h
|Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., on Pleasurable Kingdom|
In laboratories, animals are treated essentially like medical supplies. They are shipped in, studied, and disposed of. But increasingly, scientists are coming to understand the complexities of animals’ psychological and social lives. PCRM ethologist Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.
|PCRM Online July 2012|
July 2012 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
|PCRM Online September 2012|
September 2012 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
|A Moral Obligation: PCRM Scientist’s Paper Supports the Great Ape Protection Act|
A new paper by animal behavior expert Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., raises serious ethical questions about the use of chimpanzees in experiments and provides evidence for the provisions of the Great Ape Protection Act. In May’s Applied Animal Behaviour Science, Dr. Balcombe assesses the evidence and finds that ch
|PCRM Online December 2011|
|Physicians' Group Responds to Smear Tactics by American Meat Institute and Tobacco/Meat Industry Front Group|
Washington—The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) responds to news releases published recently by the “Center for Consumer Freedom” (CCF), a group funded by the tobacco, meat, and junk food industries, and the American Meat Institute (AMI), a meat-industry organization that prom
|The Pleasure Principle: Promoting Animal Happiness|
Birds do it. Chimpanzees do it. Even fishes in seas do it. They seek joy, rapture, jubilation, and countless other states of pleasure. And humans have a moral obligation to allow animals to experience these rewards. So how can we reconcile practices—such as laboratory experiments—that deprive animals fu
|Childhood Obesity Conference Confronts the Fattening of America|
Is childhood obesity more dangerous than cancer? In the next 50 years, pediatric obesity may shorten life expectancy in the United States by two to five years—an effect equal to that of all cancers combined, according to research by David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D. Hear his and other childhood obesity experts’