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 January 2011 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine  

News and Campaign Updates

chimpanzeeSuccess! Alamogordo Chimpanzees Will Stay Put for Now 
The Alamogordo chimpanzees will have a happy new year. They won’t be moved to a Texas facility where they would have been subjected to invasive experiments. Eighteen-Month Reprieve >


John Salley for Block Diabetes“Block Diabetes” with NBA Champion John Salley: New TV and Radio Spot
Nearly 24 million people in the United States have diabetes. But in “Block Diabetes,” PCRM’s new TV and radio spot, NBA champion John Salley lets you know it doesn’t have to be this way. Watch and Share Video >


squirrel monkeyVictory! NASA Forced to Suspend Cruel Monkey Experiments
For more than a year, PCRM has worked to block NASA’s planned radiation experiments on live squirrel monkeys. With your help, the experiments have been canceled. Timeline to Victory >


cooking healthy plant based foodsContinuing Education: Nutritional Interventions for Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases
Next month, the Nutritional Interventions for Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases continuing education program will teach health care professionals a plant-based approach for treating chronic diseases. Feb. 26, Fort Lauderdale >


pig deaths end at University of MassachusettsYou Helped End Pig Deaths at University of Massachusetts
More than 10,000 of you contacted the University of Massachusetts Medical School and urged its dean to end the school’s deadly use of pigs in trauma training courses. He listened. Save Sheep >

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Bob Harper Shares Nutrition Tips for 21Day Vegan KickstartBob Harper Shares Nutrition Tips During 21-Day Vegan Kickstart
Need some support to stick to your New Year’s weight-loss resolution? Fitness and nutrition expert Bob Harper will share his tips during this month’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart. Video Invitation >


Gordon Ramsay of Worst Cookbooks of 2010Gordon Ramsay, Trisha Yearwood Make PCRM’s Five Worst Cookbooks of 2010 List
Who’s on PCRM’s five worst cookbooks of 2010 list? Gordon Ramsay and Trisha Yearwood—among others—published books encouraging readers to fill up on high-fat, meat-heavy meals. Complete List >


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PCRM in the News

Alamogordo Daily News covers Alamogordo chimpanzee reprieve

The U.K.'s Daily Mail covers PCRM’s Five Worst Cookbooks of 2010 list

The Boston Globe covers PCRM's successful campaign to halt NASA's monkey experiments

The Detroit News covers PCRM's campaign to ban new Detroit fast-food eateries

Arizona newspaper covers PCRM’s Cancer Project Food for Life cooking class

PCRM Publications

Fort Worth Star-Telegram prints op-ed by PCRM president Neal Barnard, M.D., on the Farm Bill

Houston Chronicle prints op-ed by former NASA employee April Evans on NASA monkey experiments

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