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The Physicians Committee





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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Vegan Diets Help Fight Obesity
03/30/12 - Is the obesity epidemic a cause for alarm? Not according to the meat, dairy, and snack-food industries. They want us complacent about obesity-inducing products. But the facts are clear: Two- thirds of U.S. adults are overweight and at risk for diabetes, heart disease, and certain types of cancer. Medical costs associated with obesity are nearly $150 billion. more >

PCRM Goes to Capitol Hill to Improve Combat Trauma Training
03/27/12 - A soldier moaned in pain from a bullet lodged in his chest. Two fellow service members dripped with sweat as they soothed him and worked to remove the bullet. Moments later, the extricated bullet dropped into a metal dish with a ping. We were demonstrating the Cut Suit and other training simulators that can improve the U.S. military's care of wounded service members. more >

Processed Meat Is the Next Public Health Crisis
03/20/12 - The blunt language on PCRM's Hot Dogs Cause Butt Cancer billboard aims to break America's dangerous addiction to hot dogs and other processed meats. A new survey we commissioned showed that 39 percent of people surveyed do not know where their colon is, and 70 percent do not know they are more likely to get colon cancer from frequently eating processed meats. more >

‘Ag-Gag’ Bills Seek to Hide Factory-Farm Health Hazards
03/13/12 - “Ag-gag” bills make it illegal for employees at farms and slaughterhouses to take videos and photos that can help blow the whistle on unsanitary and illegal activities that endanger public health. Such legislation has become a disturbing national trend, but PCRM’s legislative team is joining other organizations in fighting back. more >

NutritionCME.org Helps Physicians Help Patients
03/07/12 - Eighty-seven percent of medical students say their nutrition education is lacking, but NutritionCME.org is making up for lost time. PCRM’s dynamic, newly redesigned website helps health care professionals understand the latest plant-based nutrition research from leading health experts. more >

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