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PCRM Online September 2011

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 September 2011 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

The Real Planet of the ApesReal Planet of the Apes: Unlawful Chimpanzee Experiments at Texas Biomed
They’ve suffered enough. Cammy had 18 liver biopsies. Katrina has hepatitis C. Ken has HIV. Now, a Texas laboratory is performing life-threatening procedures on these and 11 other seriously ill chimpanzees. But PCRM is petitioning the government to take action. Chimpanzee Stories >

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Actress Maggie Q for 21-Day Vegan KickstartActress Maggie Q Joins the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart
Actress Maggie Q is known for her take-charge roles in Live Free or Die Hard and Mission Impossible III. Now she’s joined the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart to help you take charge of your health. New Kickstart Book Tour Dates >


Cat used in medical educationVictory! Indiana University Ends Cruel Use of Cats
Live cats at Indiana University will no longer have plastic tubes repeatedly forced into their mouths and windpipes. Thanks to PCRM, the school will only use simulators in its pediatrics residency program. Schools Using Live Animals >

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Cancer Project's Food For Life Nutrition and Cooking Classes

Bring Food for Life Nutrition and Cooking Classes to Your Community
Teach PCRM’s Food for Life curricula in your town. Health care professionals, chefs, and nutrition instructors can now apply for a training session in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 2 to 4. Application Deadline Sept. 19 >


Alicia Silverstone Urges Ban on Animal Tests for CosmeticsAlicia Silverstone and Kristin Bauer Urge Ban on Animal Tests for Cosmetics
Actresses Alicia Silverstone and Kristin Bauer recently asked the European Commission to uphold its ban on marketing cosmetics tested on animals. The letters are part of PCRM’s global campaign to keep cosmetics testing cruelty-free. U.S. Legislation >

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dotline Daily Webcasts on Plant-Based DietsPlant-Based Nutrition Videos: and
Does your body better absorb the calcium in soymilk or cow’s milk? Why are B12 supplements or B12-fortified foods important on a vegan diet? and answer plant-based nutrition questions like these with videos. Watch Videos >


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