Latest Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Stories

2013-10-24 23:28:34

The Active Learning Elementary School in Queens and Deerfield Academy Earn National Awards for Serving Plant-Based Foods to K-12 Students Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 School cafeterias across the country continue to purge mystery meat for fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—a nonprofit of 10,000 doctors—announces the winners of the 2013 Golden Carrot Awards, which rewards schools for serving healthful...

2013-07-24 23:03:02

Physicians Group and International Panel of Brain Researchers Urge Clinicians to Use Precautionary Principle in Practice: Engage Patients, Change Habits, Make Nutrition the Mainstream. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 New Dietary Guidelines for Alzheimer’s Prevention developed by the nonprofit Physicians Committee and an international panel of brain researchers were released this past weekend at the International Conference on Nutrition and the Brain. Nearly 550 health care...

2012-05-09 23:01:27

TheDailyRadish offers vegetarians the latest news and tips. In their latest blog post, Jenny Sangler announces the possible dangers that could be lurking in any grocery store chicken. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 TheDailyRadish.com is one of the world´s most visited Vegetarian blogs. Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at TheDailyRadish.com published...

New Grants Suspended For Chimpanzee Research
2011-12-16 11:01:14

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Thursday suspended all new grants for research on chimpanzees after a panel of independent experts´ nine-month deliberation found that most medical experiments on man´s closest primate relative were unwarranted. The Institute of Medicine noted in a report on the ruling that chimpanzees remain indispensable for biomedical and behavioral research that benefits humans, but only in a small number of circumstances and likely not for long....

2011-08-20 07:00:00

Human organs and tissues for research and education enable the faster development of safer, more effective therapies, drugs and devices, and help us to understand the conditions and diseases affecting humans. In providing these specimens to the medical and scientific communities for over 25 years and without the sacrifice of animals, IIAM has been awarded the Humane Seal of Approval. Edison, New Jersey (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has...

2011-07-28 09:25:00

One of America's favorite foods, the hot dog, is being labeled by a national medical group as an unhealthy food as dangerous to your health as cigarettes. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine unveiled a billboard at one of America's oldest and most famous racing venues -- The Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- featuring a picture of the iconic meat roll inside a pack of cigarettes emblazoned with a skull and crossbones. The picture comes with a shocking advisory: "Warning: Hot dogs...

2011-04-14 12:30:23

U.S. lawmakers proposed bills on Wednesday that would ban medical researchers from using chimpanzees in the U.S. "Scientists worldwide have halted chimpanzee experiments, because these intelligent creatures suffer immensely and are poor models for researching human diseases," Elizabeth Kucinich, director of government affairs for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, said in a statement. Her research ethics group has campaigned for the bills now being pushed in the Senate and...

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