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 July 2011 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

21-Day Weight Loss KickstartKickstart Book Tour Reaches Maximum-Capacity Crowds
Auditoriums and bookstores across the country have been filling with Americans eager to try the 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart. Tomorrow, PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., continues the latest leg of his Kickstart book tour in Pittsburgh. Mango Lime Sorbet Recipe >


Chimpanzees Used in Experiments Suffer Mood and Anxiety DisorderChimpanzees Used in Experiments Suffer Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Negra, a chimpanzee used in experiments, showed signs of mood and anxiety disorders similar to those faced by torture survivors. Her story is profiled in “Signs of Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Chimpanzees,” a new study by PCRM scientists. Watch Video >


Unlawful Animal Killings at University of Mississippi Medical Unlawful Animal Use at University of Mississippi Medical Center
University of Mississippi Medical Center is one of the last seven medical schools in the United States and Canada still killing live animals for medical student training. As part of an ongoing effort to change that practice, PCRM recently filed a state legal complaint against the school because it violates Mississippi’s animal cruelty law. University Owns Alternative >

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John Salley in new ad against diabetes

“Up Your Defenses” Against Diabetes Urges NBA Champ John Salley in New Ad
“Up your defenses!” That’s NBA champion John Salley’s advice for fighting diabetes with a plant-based diet in PCRM’s colorful new print ad. See Ad >


Washington Post covers Dr. Barnard's New BlogThe Washington Post Covers Dr. Barnard’s New Blog
Dr. Barnard’s Blog launched this spring. And already, The Washington Post has covered it, and thousands of people shared it on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. Sign Up for Updates >


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PCRM in the News

The Dallas Morning News covers Dr. Barnard's Kickstart book tour

PLoS ONE publishes paper on post-traumatic stress disorder and depression in chimpanzees by PCRM director of research policy Hope Ferdowsian, M.D., M.P.H.

The Washington Post covers PCRM’s take on MyPlate

Native American Calling radio show covers PCRM's diabetes cooking classes (June 28 program)

PCRM Publications

Minneapolis’ Star Tribune prints op-ed on MyPlate and subsidies by PCRM staff dietitian Kathryn Strong, M.S., R.D.

Calgary Herald prints letter on vegan teens by Kathryn Strong, M.S., R.D.

Albany's Times-Union prints letter by PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., on a plant-based diet to treat diabetes



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