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Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Doctors' Group to A&M: Stop Killing Lambs for Alcohol Study

    For the last 17 years, researchers at Texas A&M have been getting pregnant sheep drunk and dissecting their babies' brains. No, they're not doing it for fun, but to find "preventative and ameliorative strategies" for addressing fetal alcohol syndrome. The National Institutes of Health has dropped ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2012

    Retired Lab Chimps Pressed Back Into Service

    A San Antonio lab says primate research is necessary for curing diseases like AIDS and hepatitis. But what progress has really been made.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Doctor Challenges Mayor Parker to Become Vegan, As If She's Not Busy With Anything Else

    More, Parker. More.​Hey, Mayor Parker! Drop those bacon-wrapped Cheetos. In fact, drop everything, and become a vegan. You're not doing anything else, are you? So supposes Dr. Neal Barnard, a nutritionist who's coming all the way from D.C. to fix Houston's lardy lifestyle with legumes. As p ... More >>

  • News

    October 14, 2010

    13-Year-Old's Suicide

    Readers comment on bullying tragedy.

  • News

    October 7, 2010

    Intelligent Life

    When NASA employee April Evans questioned animal experiments, her career fell apart.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    "McDonald's Fat Menu Will Kill You" Ads May Be Coming To Houston

    The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, who presumably spent years trying to come up with the most boring "eat your spinach" name ever, may be targeting Houston with its latest attack ad.That ad, which has run in Washington, DC, features a fat guy on a gurney in the morgue with a death gr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Intercontinental a Xanadu of Healthy Food, Group Somehow Says

    Houston has never really been known for its healthy eating, what with all the "Fattest City" this and the "Most Fast Food" that.But it appears there's one area where we are not totally in the grip of the fried-food cabal: The airport.Bush Intercontinental Airport came in fourth in a nationwide surve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2008

    Intercontinental A Xanadu Of Healthy Food, Group Somehow Says

    Houston has never really been known for its healthy eating, what with all the "Fattest City" this and the "Most Fast Food" that.But it appears there's one area where we are not totally in the grip of the fried-food cabal: The airport.Bush Intercontinental Airport came in fourth in a nationwide surve ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 22-28, 1999

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