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|How You Can Help Reform the March of Dimes|
1. Tell other people about the March of Dimes! Most people are not aware that the charity wastes their charitable donations on cruel and useless experimentation. One way you can easily raise awareness is to write letters: to the editor, to a celebrity spokesperson, and/or to any company in your community that suppor
|March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions|
March of Dimes-Funded Animal Experiments: Commonly Asked Questions Animal Welfare 1. Does the March of Dimes still fund shocking animal experiments? 2. Is there any evidence for the poor treatment of animals in March of Dimes experiments? 3. How can there be any pain or suffe
Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act The Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act gained more support in the 112th Congress than any previous session with a hearing and vote in the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and nearly
|Meet Some of the Lost or Surrendered Dogs Who Were Used and Killed at University of Michigan|
The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (U-M) continues to use dogs from Michigan shelters in its Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course. Notorious Class B dealer R&R Research sells dogs to U-M. Learn more about how these dogs are sold to U-M and help us end the use of animals in U-M’s ATLS course.
|Fighting Animal Abuse in New Jersey|
If you read PCRM Online regularly, you know that PCRM has been tremendously successful at reducing the cruel and unnecessary use of animals in medical school education. Now PCRM is stepping up its campaign to reduce the use of animals in another type of medical training—one used to instruct doctors and emerg
|Contact the March of Dimes National Office|
Contact the March of Dimes National Office March of Dimes National Office 1275 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains, NY 10605 National Office: 914-428-7100 Toll-Free: 888-99MARCH Mother's March: 800-99MARCH email: email@example.com See our advice on writing to health charities. You can also
|This Is No Dummy: With Advanced Human Simulators for Medical Training, Why Harm Animals?|
Good emergency medical skills can literally mean the difference between life and death. That’s why it’s so important that health care professionals who use these skills receive the best training available. Many physicians, medical students, and emergency responders go through a crucial training program
|Victory for Sheep in Minnesota, Pigs in New Jersey|
A nonanimal training movement is revolutionizing medical training. Last month, the University of Minnesota Medical School announced that it will stop using sheep in its emergency medicine clerkship. And the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey ended a trauma training course that used and killed live,
|Doctor Training Shouldn't Cost Animals Their Lives|
By John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C. This opinion piece was published on July 14, 2008, in The Star-Ledger. We all want the best training for medical professionals - but is practicing emergency medical skills on live animals the best way to train our physicians and EMTs in the 21st century? As a cardiologist an
|Ethics in Human Research|
PCRM advocates higher ethical standards in conducting human research and providing access to medical treatment. The following links provide additional information. Articles about related topics also appear in Good Medicine magazine. Fact Sheets Birth Defect Statistics Concerns About
|Cruel Use of Animals in ATLS Courses Ends at Two More Universities|
In September, PCRM confirmed that the University of Vermont College of Medicine and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have stopped using live animals to teach emergency procedures in Advanced Trauma Life Support courses. The confirmations came less than four months after PCRM filed official complaints with t
|Two New Trauma Training Victories|
Medical centers in New Jersey and Saskatchewan have stopped using live pigs for trauma training courses. Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) courses teach emergency medical procedures used to treat trauma injuries. At the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of
|Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation|
Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation What is toxicity testing? What are some concerns with the use of animals in toxicity testing? What is the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)? Is TSCA in need of modernization? How can chemical regulatory legislation be more effective? What is the Saf
|Volunteer with PCRM to Encourage Ethical Research|
1. Ask the March of Dimes’ sponsors to support charities that do not fund experiments on animals. By educating corporate sponsors about the March of Dimes’ inhumane animal experiments, we can encourage sponsors to end their support of the
|Animals’ Psychological and Social Lives|
Rats laugh in response to being tickled. Chimpanzees mourn their dead. Dogs jump and wag their tails when they see a familiar face. These are just a few examples of animals’ sentience, their ability to feel pleasure and pain and to be aware of their surroundings. In all probability, they represent the tip of a ne