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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
|Ready for Retirement: Will Congress Release Chimpanzees Used in Experiments|
Meet Foxie. She is a 33-year-old chimpanzee living in Washington state. She spends her days playing outside, eating fresh fruits and vegetables, and showing off her favorite toy, a troll doll with blue hair. Until June 2008, Foxie lived in a laboratory in Pennsylvania where she was used in hepatitis vaccine expe
|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,
|Commentary on Institute of Medicine's Dec. 15 Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Report|
It is two weeks since the landmark Dec. 15 Institute of Medicine report Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research: Assessing the Necessity was released. Generally favorable and sometimes gushing reviews have come from scientific, advocacy, and ethics communities, and now we face the critical next step: imple
|A Long History of Abuse and Neglect of the Alamogordo Chimpanzees|
1950s: The U.S. Air Force establishes a colony of chimpanzees at Holloman Air Force Base made up of 65 young and infant chimpanzees captured in Africa. 1959: Forty chimpanzees to be used in the space program are trained using punishment for error. Electrodes were surgically implanted in the chimpanzees. 196
|Torture Discussion Should Include Our Treatment of Chimpanzees|
By Hope Ferdowsian, M.D., M.P.H. I first learned about torture when I was 9 years old. My father helped his family escape Iran because of concerns that they would be captured, imprisoned, and tortured for their religious beliefs. Today, as a physician who treats survivors of torture, I have patients whose stories
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
|Oppose Experiments on New Mexico Chimpanzees|
CAMPAIGN UPDATES: Dec. 15: NIH Announces Alamogordo Chimpanzees Will Stay Put for Now > Dec. 15: Institute of Medicine Report Could Spell End of Chimpanzee Experiments > There is an urgent situation in Alamogordo, N. M., that could affect the lives of almost 200 chimpanzees. The National Institut
|PCRM Online Archive|
May 2013: Read this Issue> Physicians Committee Hosts Congressional Vegetarian Caucus; Join the VegRUN Marathon Training Program; Baby Boom + Fast Food = Dementia Boom; Attend the International Conference of Nutrition and the Brain; Physicians Committee Persuades Harvard to Close Primate Facility; Militar
|‘Apes’ Star Has it Easy Compared with Real Lab Chimpanzees|
By John Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C. Aug. 24, 2011 Abused. Neglected. Experimented on. Caesar, the digitally created simian hero of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, puts up with a lot before he finally snaps and starts his epic revolt. But as a physician and former animal researcher, I can tell you that this fictional ape
|Institute of Medicine Report Could Spell End of Chimpanzee Experiments|
Chimpanzees Not Needed to Develop HIV Vaccine or Hepatitis C Antiviral Drugs, Says Report for National Institutes of Health UPDATE: NIH Announces Alamogordo Chimpanzees Will Stay Put for Now > WASHINGTON—The Institute of Medicine today released a report that finds that chimpanzee experiments are not neede
|Drawing Ourselves into the Lives of Chimpanzees|
By Debra Durham, Ph.D. This opinion piece was published on Oct. 30, 2009, in The Orlando Sentinel. I feel your pain. We've heard that phrase so often that it has become political shorthand for the human capacity for empathy. But human beings, it turns out, are hardly the only species capable of sharing another's
|New Mexico Governor Speaks Out for Chimpanzees|
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson PCRM experts joined forces with New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson on Nov. 18 to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate and stop the transfer of the Alamogordo chimpanzees. At the Hall of the States in Washington, D.C., Richardson announced that he had fil
|Doctors Say NIH Progress in Retiring Chimpanzees Is Good, but Not Enough|
WASHINGTON—Doctors with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) praised the report of a National Institutes of Health advisory group, which recommended immediately phasing out federally funded chimpanzee experiments and retiring most federally owned chimpanzees to sanctuaries. But the doctors str
|Behind the Scenes at Institute of Medicine's Meeting on Chimpanzee Experiments|
Chimpanzee experiments are not necessary to test new HIV vaccines. They aren’t needed to create a new therapeutic for hepatitis C. Or to develop monoclonal antibody therapeutics. Or to create a malaria vaccine. Or to advance biodefense work. Those statements from scientists at key research institutions and major