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September 2013 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

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GEICO Employee Wellness Program Shows Plant-Based Diets Improve

PCRM’s New GEICO Study Shows How Plant-Based Diets Improve Nutrition
In addition to promoting weight loss and reducing cholesterol and blood sugar, a plant-based diet improves overall nutrition, according to a new Physicians Committee study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Wellness Program >


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Training for a Fall Half Marathon? Try VegRUN!
Are you training for a fall half marathon? Join VegRUN today to gain access to a half-marathon training plan; tips, videos, inspiration, and recipes from 16 coaches; the VegRUN Facebook group; and more than 60 recipes that boost energy and aid recovery. Visit >


Decades-Long Campaign Ends Animal Use at Military Medical SchoolDecades-Long Campaign Ends Animal Use at Military Medical School
For more than 20 years, the Physicians Committee has pushed the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences—the country’s only military medical school—to stop using animals to train medical students. On Sept. 3, 2013, the university agreed. Stop Last Four Schools Using Animals >

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Experiments Will Expose Beagle Puppies to Rabies Virus

Experiments Will Expose Beagle Puppies to Rabies Virus
Physicians Committee scientists are asking the Taiwanese Council of Agriculture (COA) to halt plans to expose unvaccinated beagle puppies to the rabies virus. Thousands have already signed a Physicians Committee petition on Video >

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Ask Elizabeth Arden to Protect Consumers and Animals

Scientists Ask Elizabeth Arden to Protect Consumers and Animals
The Physicians Committee is asking cosmetic and fragrance company Elizabeth Arden Inc. shareholders to encourage the board to pass a resolution to protect consumers by increasing transparency around animals testing. Deadlines >


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Federal Employees: Save Lives By Designating Your CFC Contribution to PCRM #10460 
Please designate PCRM as a recipient of your CFC contribution by selecting #10460. Help us work with researchers, medical experts, and legislators to save animal and human lives. Learn more >


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The Washington Post covers the end of animal use at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 

ABC News covers seven ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease according to Physicians Committee president Neal Barnard, M.D.

The Huffington Post prints Dr. Barnard's blog urging Taiwan not to inject unvaccinated beagle puppies with rabies

The Examiner covers the Physicians Committee’s chicken contamination report

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