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  November 2007 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

Ana Negron Medical Professionals, Senators Call for Major Changes to Farm Bill
With the Farm Bill being debated on the Senate floor this week and next, more than 700 oncologists, pediatricians, and other health professionals have signed petitions circulated by PCRM and The Cancer Project calling on lawmakers to reform farm subsidies and food assistance programs. What you can do >

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Lab DogNew U.S. Medical Schools Will Teach Students Without Animals
Nine new medical schools being established around the country to address the need for more physicians will not use dogs or other live animals to teach basic concepts in anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, or surgery. Find out more >

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Golden Carrot WinnersChicago Schools Take Top Prize in PCRM’s Golden Carrot Awards
Millions of Americans send their kids off to school every day hoping that their child will receive a healthy school lunch. For National School Lunch Week, PCRM has rewarded several individuals that make this hope a reality with the 2007 Golden Carrot Awards. Learn more >

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Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem Speaks Out Against Covance’s Cruelty
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has taken a public stand against Covance’s animal experiments, and five new plaintiffs have joined a lawsuit filed over the contract testing company’s plans to build a large animal-testing facility in Chandler, Ariz. Read more >

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VeggieBananas and Broccoli Star in New Public Service Announcement
PCRM nutritionists believe that if fruits and vegetables could speak, they’d express frustration about always being passed over for less healthful choices. This amusing idea is the premise of PCRM’s newest public service announcement (PSA). Learn more >

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