NEWS and FEATURES
China's Dangerous Fast-Food Boom
Dr. Barnard's Blog | Feb. 21, 2012
McDonald's expects to open a restaurant a day in China for the next three to four years. But we have a healthful remedy. On March 5, PCRM is introducing our 21-Day Healthy Challenge to Chinese-speaking people in China, Taiwan, and around the world.
Declare Moral Bankruptcy and Close the Heart Attack Grill
Commentary | Feb. 16, 2012
"As a dietitian who has worked with people suffering from diabetes and heart disease, I'm writing to ask you to declare moral bankruptcy and close the Heart Attack Grill," wrote PCRM director of nutrition education Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., to Heart Attack Grill owner John Basso.
'Shut It Down,' Doctors Tell Heart Attack Grill
News Release | Feb. 16, 2012
The Heart Attack Grill should respond to the recent hospitalization of a patron eating a “Triple Bypass Burger” by declaring moral bankruptcy and closing up shop.
Dietary Fiber from Whole Grains Cuts Colorectal Cancer Risk
Breaking Medical News | Feb. 16, 2012
Whole grains reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.
Do You Have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and Are You Trying to Conceive?
Clinical Research | Feb. 15, 2012
You may be eligible to participate in a study at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on vegan diets for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome who are trying to conceive.
Processed Meat Linked to Diabetes in Native Americans
Breaking Medical News | Feb. 15, 2012
Processed meat consumption increases Native Americans' risk of diabetes, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Five 'Anti-Aphrodisiac' Restaurant Foods to Avoid on Valentine's Day
News Release | Feb. 13, 2012
PCRM dietitians analyzed Valentine's Day favorites at casual dining restaurant chains and found that many contain astonishingly high levels of saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol.
Chimpanzee Experiments Exposed on Prime-Time TV
Dr. Barnard's Blog | Feb. 2, 2012
The NBC news magazine show Rock Center recently covered the issue of chimpanzees used in experiments. The Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act would permanently end the use of chimpanzees in invasive experiments.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Introducing PCRM: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine