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  July 2006

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates
The Travelers' Diet

New Travel Book Features Advice from PCRM Nutritionists
When the Today show's travel editor Peter Greenberg realized that airport and hotel food was making him gain weight, he called on PCRM for help. PCRM analyzed healthy food selections at 22 different airports for Greenberg's new book The Traveler's Diet. Learn more >

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Poll Finds Broad Opposition to Covance's Animal-Testing Plans
A new opinion poll reveals that a clear majority of the residents of Chandler, Ariz., oppose Covance's plans to build an animal-testing facility in their town. The results of the survey, which was conducted by the Summit Group and commissioned by PCRM, were released at a June 20 news conference in Chandler, a small town on the outskirts of Phoenix. What you can do >

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New PCRM TV Spots to Offer Crash Course in Kids' Nutrition
Adorable children in helmets, knee pads, and other protective gear took a starring role before the cameras this summer for the filming of The Cancer Project's two new television public service announcements. Learn more >

March of Dimes Sponsor Pack

New Booklet Educates March of Dimes Sponsors About Animal Experiments
Most businesses that support the March of Dimes (MOD) have no idea about the kinds of cruel and unnecessary animal experiments that the MOD funds. So PCRM has created a booklet to inform MOD sponsors about those experiments and to provide a list of alternative charities that have received the Humane Charity Seal of Approval. Learn more >

School Lunch

PCRM Provides Wellness Policy Resources to School Group
As schools around the country prepared to create their federally mandated local wellness policies, PCRM nutritionists created and distributed a list of requirements and resources to help local administrators implement healthy and effective guidelines. Each school's wellness policy must be implemented in the upcoming 2006-07 school year, according to the 2004 reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act. Learn more >

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PCRM in the News

A Cancer Project cooking instructor is called "the vegan Emeril" by the Telegram and Gazette

The Arizona Republic discusses public's negative view of Covance

PCRM's Amy Lanou, Ph.D., is featured in a Time magazine article on children and sugar

The Arizona Republic covers public health threat of Covance facility


Dulcie Ward, R.D., discusses school nutrition in The Free Lance-Star

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