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  February 2007 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

MCW billboard PCRM Takes Action as Medical College of Wisconsin’s Dog Lab Draws Near
PCRM has stepped up our efforts to stop the Medical College of Wisconsin from killing 60 dogs in a first-year physiology course later this month and end the use of animals in this course for good. PCRM sponsored a billboard in Milwaukee that gained the attention of local residents and the press, and held a protest with the Wisconsin Humane Society outside the school. What you can do >

vegetarian recipeNew Web Site Offers Interactive Diabetes Resources
Are you, or is someone you know, one of the nearly 20 million Americans living with type 2 diabetes? If so, PCRM has created a one-stop Web shop of diabetes resources with you in mind. The new diabetes Web site includes the science behind managing diabetes, recipes, personal stories, a guide for following the diabetes diet, a video support group, and an online support club. Learn more >

March of Dimes Sponsor PackHelp Stop the March of Dimes' Animal Cruelty
Each year between March and June, hundreds of WalkAmerica events take place across the country to raise money for the March of Dimes. Unfortunately, most walkers are not aware that their money helps fund gruesome and ineffective animal experiments, and PCRM needs your help to inform them. What you can do >

Neal Barnard, M.D.PCRM Informs Governors of Financial Costs of Diabetes
America’s growing diabetes epidemic is taking its toll in more ways than one: We are paying the price of poor nutrition with not only deteriorating health, but with dramatically rising health care costs. PCRM has written to the governors of several states to spread awareness that a low-fat vegan diet can greatly reduce the cost of diabetes-related medications. Read more >

miceClinical Biochemistry Publishes PCRM Paper About Cruelty-Free Insulin Assay
A scientific paper about PCRM’s groundbreaking development of the world’s first cruelty-free insulin assay was published in the January issue of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists’ prestigious journal, Clinical Biochemistry. The paper will promote the use of PCRM’s assay and encourage researchers to develop alternatives to other tests that use animal-derived ingredients. Learn more >


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