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Nutrition is Actually the Sweetest Thing

KFC’s Double Down is a Nutritional Russian Roulette

JLo Goes Vegan: An Inside Look Into the Surging Popularity of Plant-Based Diets

Get Omega-3s with Ease

Fed Up: Let’s Really Move Big Food Out of School Lunches

Breakfast of Chumps

Vegetables Less Healthy than Fried Chicken? Don’t Fall for Clickbait Headlines

Colorectal Cancer: Raise Awareness of the Solution, Not Just the Problem

The Shameful Sham of Shamrock Shakes

An Event that’s Absolutely Sublime

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Increased Calcium Intake Does Not Reduce Bone Fractures or Osteoporosis
05/27/11 - A new study published in the British Medical Journal found that people who consumed the highest amounts of calcium did not have a reduction in bone fractures or osteoporosis. more >

Ethical Cancer Research and Education
05/26/11 - More than 2 million people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the United States alone, and I wanted to let you know about a charity that is tackling this issue in an effective and ethical way. more >

Enough is Enough: Processed Meat-Cancer Link Confirmed
05/24/11 - Processed meat is so strongly linked with colorectal cancer that no one should ever eat it, according to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research. more >

Dr. Barnard's Movie Recommendation: Forks Over Knives
05/19/11 - Many theaters across the country are now serving up the new film Forks Over Knives, which dissects the many intriguing links between food and health. more >

Human Simulators Replace Animals in Pediatrics Training
05/16/11 - After PCRM wrote to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio about its cruel use of cats for intubation training in its pediatrics residency program, the hospital replaced the use of cats with simulators. more >

Sharing a Sense of Self with Animals
05/12/11 - The ability to distinguish the cause and effect of actions versus events that occur outside of my control is a fundamental aspect of human cognition, and new findings published in the journal indicate that chimpanzees share this ability. more >

Put Agricultural Subsidies on a Diet
05/10/11 - It’s time to overhaul our country’s federal policies that lead to tens of billions of dollars in handouts to an agricultural system that favors the unhealthiest food products. more >

Mass General Stops Trauma Training on Animals
05/06/11 - Massachusetts General Hospital has ended its use of animals in trauma training, after a long effort by PCRM and its member physicians. more >

05/01/11 - Dr. Barnard's Blog Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine more >

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