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Doctors Urge USDA to Ditch Dairy From MyPlate Dietary Guidelines

Doctors Urge USDA to Ditch Dairy From MyPlate Dietary Guidelines

Doctors are urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to cut dairy from its MyPlate dietary guidelines. The doctors are members of the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a plant-based advocacy organization...

Jon Stewart Joins Vegan Campaign to Fight Breast Cancer

Jon Stewart is backing a vegan campaign to fight breast cancer. Together with wife Tracey, the comedian has joined the Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine's (PCRM) campaign, Let's Beat Breast Cancer. Academy Award-winning director James Cameron...

This Is How Much Poo Is Legally Allowed In Your Food

There could be poop in your meat. According to the Physicians Committee of Responsible Medicine (PCRM) -- a group of 12,000 doctors who advocate for a plant-based diet -- in the U.S., poop is present...
12,000 Doctors Urge the USDA to Issue Dairy Warning

12,000 Doctors Urge the USDA to Stop Recommending Dairy

The nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which counts 12,000 members from the medical community, is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services to rethink dairy's place...
Doctors Issue Cancer Warning for McDonald's 'Bacon Hour'

McDonald’s ‘Bacon Hour’ Is Really Just Cancer Hour, Warn Doctors

Doctors from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), an organization made up of more than 12,000 medical professionals, protested against McDonald's Bacon Hour. During the promotion, customers received free bacon with any order. The...

PCRM Doctors Urge North Carolina Residents to Go Vegan After Hurricane Hog Farm Pollution

A new campaign is urging residents of Asheville, North Carolina to go vegan in the wake of Hurricane Florence's devastating impact on the state's industrial hog farms. The effort is sponsored by the Physicians Committee for...
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Vegan High-Carb Diets May Lead to Weight Loss, Says PCRM

A vegan high-carb diet can aid in weight loss, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrients.  Over the course of a 16-week clinical trial, overweight participants were placed on either a whole foods,...
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Vegan Doctors From Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Launch ‘Break Up With Bacon’ Campaign...

A series of advertisements encouraging people to ditch bacon and other processed meats for their health has launched in Washington, D.C. Called the #BreakUpWithBacon campaign, the ads will be displayed in bus shelters throughout the...
Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital's Hurricane-Damaged McDonald’s to Be Replaced With Healthy Food

Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital’s Hurricane-Damaged McDonald’s to Be Replaced With Healthy Food

A McDonald's restaurant that operated within a hospital is to remain closed after it was damaged by Hurrican Harvey last year. The fast food outlet, located in Ben Taub Hospital in Houston, experienced flood damage...
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100s of Doctors Tell America to ‘Ditch Dairy’ and ‘Go Vegan’ in Front of...

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a prevention-driven non-profit organization of plant-based medical professionals, organized a gathering of doctors in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., to send America a message:...

Plant-Based Diets Improve Symptoms for Type 2 Diabetes Patients, Says New Research

New research exploring how diet can affect those with diabetes found that following a plant-based diet can improve glycemic control, assist in weight loss, and improve cholesterol levels for people with type-2 diabetes. The review...
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California State Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Require Vegan Meals in Prisons

The California State Senate has made another historic vote in favor of animal welfare and human health. The governing body unanimously passed a bill, SB 1138, that would require permanent vegan plant-based options in...

Meat Substitutes Help People Transition to a Vegan Diet, Says PCRM Researcher

Meat substitutes are useful when transitioning to a veggie or vegan diet, says the director of clinical research, Hana Kahleova, for the Physician's Committee of Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Quorn Foods, Linda McCartney, Oumph!, Impossible Foods, Tofurky,...

Medical Animal Testing Rates to Drop With New Testing Method

The findings of a new study by analytics group, Elsevier and Bayer, could potentially cut the rates of animal testing significantly. The study, published in the Journal of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, evaluated over...

Animal-Based Products Worsen Sleep Apnea, Says New Study

A new study, published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, has revealed that processed meat and animal-based foods worsen obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). According to the UK...
Republican Committee Considers Plant-Based Emphasis for SNAP Recipients

Republican Committee Considers Plant-Based Emphasis for SNAP Recipients

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) -- a coalition of more than 12,000 doctors -- is urging the Republican Study Committee to include the organization's Healthy Staples program into its 2019 budget resolution. The Healthy...
A Vegan Diet Could Prevent One-Third of Early Deaths, According to Harvard Research

A Vegan Diet Could Prevent One-Third of Early Deaths, According to Harvard Research

New research from Harvard scientists concluded that at least one-third of premature deaths could be prevented by shifting to a plant-based diet, the Telegraph reported. The news publication said: “Dr Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology...
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Moby Sells His Musical Equipment to Benefit Vegan Medical Research Non-Profit PCRM

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) just announced a future source of revenue, in the form of prized musical instruments. Musician and vegan activist, Moby, announced that he is selling the equipment he...
Doctors Urge UK to Ban Fast-Food Restaurants From School Zones

Doctors Warn Public About Government Partnership With McDonald’s to Push Dairy

The U.S. government’s decision to partner with McDonald’s and increase the amount of cheese and other dairy products used in meals is irresponsible, says the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). The decision will affect...

GEICO Employees Offered Low-Fat Vegan Diet to Improve Health

American Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO), recently teamed up with non-profit organization Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), to investigate whether a low-fat vegan diet would improve the health of office workers. The results of...
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PCRM Launches Vegan Nutrition App for Medical Professionals

A new vegan nutrition app just launched to allow medical professionals mobile access to a comprehensive clinical reference manual, “The Nutrition Guide for Clinicians.” The guide offers evidence-based, clinical-level vegan nutrition information to support the...