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WATCH: Doctors Rally at White House, Urge Americans ‘Break the Meat Habit’

WASHINGTON—Days after doctors from the Physicians Committee—a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors—rallied in front of the White House urging Americans to “break the meat habit,” a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that eating animal protein increases the risk of early death from cardiovascular disease and cancer, while eating plant protein reduces the risk.

Cage-Free Eggs: Still Bad for Human Health

Another day, another company says that it is switching to so-called “cage-free” eggs: 7-Eleven announced yesterday that it will go “cage-free” by 2025. But the “cage-free” label is, in fact, little more than another industry ploy to pretend that eggs are something other than inhumane and unhealthy. Inhumane because thousands of birds will still be crammed together in factory-like operations. Unhealthy because eggs are still loaded with cholesterol.

Doctor's Video Warns Singer Justin Bieber: Eggs Are Trouble

WASHINGTON-"So you want to be careful with your heart? Skip the eggs." In a newly released video, that's the message Neal Barnard, M.D., president of the Physicians Committee-a nonprofit of 12,000 doctors-has for singer Justin Bieber, who celebrates his 21st birthday on March 1 and soon will be roasted on Comedy Central. The video and a new report on the dangers of cholesterol are available at TheTruthAboutEggs.org.

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