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  December 2006 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Wisconsin Dog Lab press conference PCRM, Wis. Humane Society Denounce Dog Lab at Medical College
PCRM, joined by four Wisconsin doctors and the Wisconsin Humane Society, held a news conference November 13 in Milwaukee to denounce the use of live dogs as teaching tools at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). The school plans to use and kill approximately 60 dogs in a physiology course for first-year medical students. What you can do >


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PCRM's Airport Food ReviewPCRM’s Airport Food Review Finds Increase in Healthful Options
Holiday travelers may find themselves looking for food at airports after standing in long check-in lines and waiting for delayed flights. Luckily for health-conscious travelers, PCRM’s 2006 Airport Food Review found that eating at an airport doesn’t have to mean leaving your healthy habits behind. Read more >

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caged monkeyCovance Discusses Incinerator With Officials; PCRM Releases Report About Dangers
Covance Laboratories, a contract animal-testing company seeking to build a large facility in Chandler, Ariz., has taken the first steps to obtain permission from the county for an incinerator to dispose of toxic animal carcasses. In response, PCRM has released a report by Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H., describing the possible dangers such an incinerator would pose to the citizens of Chandler. Read more >

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Neal Barnard, M.D.Dr. Neal Barnard Hosts Diabetes Lecture and Cooking Demonstration
Almost 200 people packed the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Md., to see PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., discuss the power of vegan diets to reverse diabetes. Dr. Barnard was joined at the October event by local chef Robyn Webb, who demonstrated quick and simple recipes for people with diabetes. Learn more >

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