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PCRM Online December 2012

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 December 2012 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Cut Suit

U.S. Air Force Mutilates Live Animals for Trauma Training
The U.S. Air Force recently mutilated live animals for combat trauma training at Hurlburt Field in Florida. PCRM member William Morris, M.D., a neurosurgeon who served as a U.S. Army doctor for 20 years, filed a legal complaint against the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. Video >


PCRM's 2012 Airport Food ReviewHealthful Airport Meals Are Ticket for Traveling Light
PCRM’s latest Airport Food Review found that the nearly 25 million travelers passing through airports this holiday season can find a healthful meal: 76 percent of restaurants in 18 of the nation’s busiest airports offer at least one low-fat, no-cholesterol meal. Best and Worst >


Dr. Barnard's Blog

Hurricane Sandy: 10,000 Animals Left to Die in NYU Lab
Hurricane Sandy killed humans and animals alike. But 10,000 of Sandy's victims clearly did not have to die. They were animals who were left to drown in New York University basement laboratories. Read Dr. Barnard's Blog >


Feces Tainted Chicken

It’s a Crapshoot: Feces Taint 50 Percent of Buffalo Chicken
A new PCRM billboard and report warn residents of Buffalo, N.Y.—birthplace of Buffalo chicken wings—that at least half of the retail chicken products sold in Buffalo are contaminated with feces. See Billboard >


rabbitPCRM Pushes for Cuts in Animal Testing at Cosmetics Company
Shareholders of the global cosmetics company Elizabeth Arden Inc. recently voted on a PCRM proposal that could reduce animal testing. Come Clean Campaign >


Vegan Resolution 2013Make Your 2013 Vegan New Year’s Resolution Today
Do you have a vegan resolution for 2013? Visit the new Vegan Resolution website to read celeb resolutions, share your own, and find resources to help you keep your vegan resolution for your health, the environment, and the animals. Visit >



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The Washington Post prints letter on vegan diets for brain health by PCRM chief medical officer Ulka Agarwal, M.D.

Chicago Tribune quotes PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., on lactose intolerance

ABC News covers PCRM's airport food review

Florida newspaper covers PCRM’s legal complaint to end Air Force’s animal use for combat trauma training

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