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PCRM’s New Animated Video Highlights Chemical Testing Revolution
04/01/2014 - Many products you see on shelves still contain chemicals that were tested on mice and other animals. But a scientific revolution that is quietly taking place could soon change that—bringing major benefits for animals and human health. To call attention to this shift, the Physicians Committee has released Tail
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11/04/2010 - RESEARCH ETHICS By Kristie Stoick, M.P.H., and John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C. ALTERNATIVES TO ANIMAL RESEARCH EPA and NIH Aim to Move Away from Animal Tests Government regulators are taking a huge step away from animal testing. As we repo
Dangerous Medicine: Examples of Animal-Based “Safety” Tests Gone Wrong
11/03/2010 - Dangerous Medicine: Examples of Animal-Based “Safety” Tests Gone Wrong By John J. Pippin, M.D., and Kristie Sullivan, M.P.H. Biological differences between and within species require scientists to proceed with caution when interpreting the results of any experiment. Animals of
Chemical Testing Basics
10/31/2010 - Chemical Testing Basics Toxicity Testing | Toxic Substance Control Act Reform Legislative revisions to the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) will change the way industrial chemicals are regulated. Since chemicals are regulated based on their potential toxic effects, whether, how, and when toxicity testing is
Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation
10/31/2010 -   Frequently Asked Questions About Chemical Regulation What is toxicity testing? What are some concerns with the use of animals in toxicity testing? What is the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)? Is TSCA in need of modernization? How can chemical regulatory legislation be more effective? What is the Che
Chemical Testing Resources
10/31/2010 -   Chemical Testing Resources PCRM Fact Sheets and Publications | Links | Scientific Articles PCRM Fact Sheets and Publications Principles for a Modernized Chemicals Policy (PDF) PCRM Testimony before the Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health Subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Publ
The Major Killers of Americans: Research and Prevention
09/15/2010 - Research on the Major Killers of Americans Medical research is at a crossroads: The major killer diseases are not being cured by previous experimental methods. In order to overcome these diseases, doctors are prompted to learn new approaches and researchers are looking to new technologies. Heart Disease The greate

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