Health Issues and Animal Rights

This page is still in the developmental phase with new information added monthly. In the future we hope to provide a comprehensive resource in relation to all health issues related to the cruelty-free lifestyle.


Women and Menopause


Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) – A great resource for health issues related to animal rights. Following is a brief description of the organization.

Organization
Founded in 1985, PCRM is a nonprofit organization supported by physicians and laypersons who receive Good Medicine each quarter. PCRM programs combine the efforts of medical experts and grassroots individuals.

Leadership
PCRM president Neal D. Barnard, M.D. , is a popular speaker and the author of Turn Off the Fat Genes; Foods That Fight Pain; Eat Right, Live Longer; Food for Life; and other books on preventive medicine. PCRM’s advisory board includes 11 health care professionals from a broad range of specialties.

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. Cornell University
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., M.D. The Cleveland Clinic
Suzanne Havala, Ph.D., M.S., R.D., L.D.N., F.A.D.A. The Vegetarian Resource Group
Henry J. Heimlich, M.D., Sc.D. The Heimlich Institute
Lawrence Kushi, Sc.D. Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente
Virginia Messina, M.P.H., R.D. Nutrition Matters, Inc.
John McDougall, M.D. McDougall Program, St. Helena Hospital
Milton Mills, M.D. Gilead Medical Group
Myriam Parham, R.D., L.D., C.D.E. East Pasco Medical Center
William Roberts, M.D. Baylor Cardiovascular Institute
Andrew Weil, M.D. University of Arizona