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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...
225 Doctors Fight to Shut Down Live Animal Markets

225 Doctors Fight to Shut Down Live Animal Markets

Doctors are urging the U.S. Surgeon General to shut down live animal markets amid the current coronavirus outbreak. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)—a nonprofit health organization of 12,000 physicians that promotes plant-based, preventative...

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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Vegan Activist Moby Sells Record Collection to Benefit Plant-Based Medical Research Non-Profit PCRM

Vegan musician and animal rights activist, Moby, is selling his personal record collection to benefit the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a non-profit research organization that advocates for plant-based nutrition and an end to animal...
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Vegan Actor Alicia Silverstone Pushes for Ban on Animal Tested Cosmetics in California

The Physcians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) just launched a new video featuring vegan celebrities to encourage California residents to vote in support of a bill to end animal-based cosmetic testing. Alicia Silverstone, Moby,...

University of Tennessee Ceases Emergency Medical Training on Live Pigs

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine has ended all emergency medical training on live animals. Previously, students would perform surgery on live animals, especially pigs, to train for emergency medical situations. Following this procedure, the...
Free Online Summit to Address How a Plant-Based Diet Can be the Key to HealthFree Online Summit to Address How a Plant-Based Diet Can be the Key to Health

Leading Vegan Lifestyle Experts to Host Free Summit on Benefits of Plant-Based Diet

The Food Revolution Summit, a free online seminar, is set to take place later this month. The event will be hosted by author John Robbins and cover topics ranging from plant-based nutrition, healthy vegan weight...
Study Shows That a Vegan Meal Plan May Improve Health of Those Living With Type-2 Diabetes

Study Shows That a Vegan Meal Plan May Improve Health of Those Living With...

A study carried out by the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), and published in last month's issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, found that a vegan meal plan may...
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All Vegan Expedition Successfully Summits Mt. Kilimanjaro

The first ever all-vegan Mt. Kilimanjaro expedition submitted the peak on March 1, 2018. The seventeen-member crew was sponsored by the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) to raise funds for the Barnard Medical...