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  September 2005 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  
News and Campaign Updates
Vegan food Vegan Diet Increases Weight Loss and Insulin Sensitivity
A low-fat plant-based diet is more effective at helping women lose weight compared to a typical low-fat diet, according to a study published in the September issue of The American Journal of Medicine. The diet also improves insulin sensitivity. Vegans also increased their after-meal calorie burn. Read more...
katrina pet PCRM Pitches in on Katrina Tragedy
When news reports first revealed that Katrina evacuees were being forced to leave their companion animals, PCRM issued an immediate statement criticizing authorities. Some relief organizations changed their policies. Find out how else PCRM has been involved in efforts to aid people and animals affected by the tragedies in Louisiana and Mississippi. Read more…
Lance Armstrong Foundation video Lance Armstrong Foundation Goes on Location - to PCRM
PCRM’s new affiliate The Cancer Project is one of 15 nonprofits selected by the Lance Armstrong Foundation for inclusion in an upcoming video, “Stories of Impact.” Filmmaker Wilson Waggoner and his team spent a day in late August at The Cancer Project’s D.C. headquarters. See behind-the-scenes photos of the filming...
Humane Seal PCRM Names Cruelty-Free Breast Cancer Charities
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and dozens of charities are vying for your donations. Unfortunately, many of those charities spend their funds on animal tests. Find out which ones don’t. Read More...

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Resources
Dangerous Medicine: Examples of Animal-Based “Safety” Tests Gone Wrong

Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., on cruel sarin gas experiments

Neal Barnard, M.D., on the dairy industry’s false weight-loss ads
 
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