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  January 2006

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

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Mobile Billboard Opposing "Cruelty 101" Circles Fiesta Bowl
Ohio State University officials were met by more than just cheering fans when they arrived in Tempe, Ariz., to support the school’s football team at the Fiesta Bowl. A mobile billboard opposing OSU’s cruel spinal cord injury course circled Sun Devil Stadium in downtown Tempe. How to help >

Jody Gorran

Atkins Lawsuit Moves Ahead as Stay Is Lifted
A stay on a lawsuit against Atkins Nutritionals was automatically lifted by the company’s emergence from bankruptcy protection earlier this month. The suit, which alleges that the high-fat Atkins diet caused a near-fatal cardiac event in a Florida man, will now go forward in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Learn more >

Chad Sandusky

PCRM Scientist Opposes Animal Testing at OECD Meeting
PCRM scientists are working to stop the needless deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals used in cruel chemical tests, not only in the United States, but also around the globe. Learn more >

Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian Diet Emerges as Weight-Loss Tool in New Year
A pledge to lose weight may be the most common New Year’s resolution. This December and January, newspapers and magazines carried some important news: Going vegetarian is a proven way to shed unwanted pounds, according to a recent PCRM study published in The American Journal of Medicine. Learn more >

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ABC15 covers billboard opposing OSU’s “Cruelty 101”


Dr. Barnard's avian flu commentary in The Providence Journal

PCRM physician Aysha Akhtar, M.D., promotes non-animal research in The New York Times

PCRM dietitian Dulcie Ward, R.D., speaks out against marketing unhealthy food to children in the Newark Star-Ledger

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