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PCRM Online November 2012

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 November 2012 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

California Schools End Cat Dissection

Victory! PCRM Ends Cat Dissection in California Schools
Newport-Mesa Unified School District told PCRM that it will stop using cats and other animals for dissection. In June, PCRM requested the district end dissection after students photographed themselves with dead cats and posted the pictures on Facebook. Alternatives >


hot dogKale to the Chief: No More Junk-Food Photo Ops
Now that the election is over, President Barack Obama doesn't need to face campaign-mandated junk-food photo ops anymore. Read Dr. Barnard's Blog >


PCRM Protests Hartford Hospital's Lethal Use of Pigs

PCRM Protests Hartford Hospital's Lethal Use of Pigs
Doctors with PCRM joined concerned Connecticut residents on Oct. 24 for a physician-led demonstration to end the unnecessary use of live pigs in Hartford Hospital’s trauma training course. Take Action >

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PCRM's 2012 School Lunch Report Card

School Lunch Report Card Grades 22 School Districts
PCRM’s 2012 School Lunch Report Card finds public school districts in Florida, Maryland, Tennessee, and Nebraska rise above federal guidelines to serve healthy school lunches. But some schools have room for improvement. Report Card >


Mallika SherawatKickstart India: 21 Days of Vegan Recipes and Cooking Demos
It is easy to learn how to veganize your favorite Indian foods. Sign up for Kickstart India today for three weeks of healthful, dairy-free recipes and cooking demonstrations of traditional Indian favorites. Sample Cooking Demo Video >



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