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The Little Girl Who Stumbled

By Robert Speth, PhD | Published: 02/12/2012

The animal rights movement’s effort to place the rights of animals above those of humans concerns me. A recent book, Rattling the Cage, by Stephen Wise argues that chimpanzees should be granted legal standing; in other words,…



PeTA Drops 10-year Campaign Against Gillette

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

After 10 years of demonstrations, fundraising, a letter-writing campaign by children, and a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ended its feud with The Gillette Company in December.



Endangered Cures” Highlights Threats of Animal Rights Activism to Human Health

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

The unpleasant truth we must confront is that animal rights activists are succeeding at slowing research. Criticism of animal research has intensified, and the membership and budgets of animal rights groups have continued to soar…



Jeff Getty Fights for Life

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

Last December, AIDS victim Jeff Getty had a baboon bone marrow transplant to save his life and quickly became a target for radicals who oppose the use of animals in research.



Research Report June 97

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

The Procter & Gamble Company, the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, and the Humane Society of the US have joined three government agencies to fund and develop the Alternatives to Animal Testing Website.



PUT UP OR SHUT UP ....

By Phil Clifford | Published: 01/12/2012

What boundless arrogance! This handful of fanatics is dictating what you will eat, what you will wear, how you will spend your money, and the kind of medical care you will receive.



A LOOK AT LAB ANIMAL MEDICINE

By Elizabeth Galloway | Published: 01/12/2012

Many articles in the popular press have attempted to justify animal research. Still more articles have been written in opposition to animal research, but few are by experienced technicians describing how animals are really used…



THE INHUMANITY OF TE ANIMAL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

By Robert Speth, PhD | Published: 01/12/2012

The animal rights movement occasionally recruits individuals with medical training who then attempt to lend a scientific credibility to the animal rights philosophy.



GENE THERAPY SHOWS PROMISE IN FIGHTING MELANOMA

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

A University of Wisconsin research team is successfully treating melanoma in dogs with a new cancer vaccine that could help fight the disease in humans.



MICE, RATS, BIRDS ARE PAWNS IN RADICAL PETITION

By Norma Bennett Woolf | Published: 01/12/2012

About 90 percent of rats, mice, and birds used in biomedical research are protected by regulations of the US Public Health Service and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Care International, but animal…



PATIENT PROFILE: MICE HELP TREAT BREAST CANCER

By Patty Wood | Published: 01/12/2012

When Alice Burgess learned in January 1995 that she had breast cancer, there was a bit of irony in the diagnosis.



THE BERNDAHL FAMILY: LIVING WITH JUVENILE DIABETES

By Patty Wood | Published: 01/12/2012

When Jeff and Kelly Berndahl brought their newborn daughter Brittany home from the hospital, they had a healthy baby with a bright future ahead of her.



FEBREZE IS SAFE AROUND PETS

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Internet mailing lists frequented by dog owners recently reported that a Procter & Gamble cleaning product is dangerous to pets, but the company, the National Animal Poison Control Center, and the American Veterinary Medical…



CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION REPORTS ON BLOAT STUDY

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Stomach bloat is a major disease for deep-chested dogs, especially those with a family history of the disease or behaviors such as gulping food, drinking lots of water after eating, or over-exercising after eating. Bloat can trigger…



RESEARCH REPORTS

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Veterinary students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will no longer use animals in lethal studies of body systems in first-year physiology classes, and the veterinary college will use only purpose-bred dogs for…



POGO REVISITED: CARING ABOUT ANIMALS AND CREATIVITY

By Adrian Morrison DVM, PhD | Published: 01/12/2012

As we approach the millenium I have sad news for my fellow scientists: Medical science is still under siege by the animal-rights movement, and most are unaware of what is occurring.



ANIMAL RESEARCH SAVES LIVES

By Patty Wood | Published: 01/12/2012

“I know I’ll walk again,” said Greg Mankle.



PRINCETON’S PROFESSOR SINGER WANTS THINGS BOTH WAYS

By James Parker | Published: 01/12/2012

Didn’t anyone notice? Evidently not. With all the controversy swirling around Peter Singer, the Princeton professor of bioethics who, in certain circumstances would endorse infanticide, it is not surprising that most of us…



RECLAIM, RECYCLE, RESCUE IN CYBERSPACE: THE INTERNET AND INTERSTATE ADOPTIONS

By Vicki DeGruy | Published: 01/12/2012

When I logged on to the internet for the first time in 1992, I realized I’d found a resource with the capacity to change the world. There were few rescue volunteers or animal shelters online then but as they have signed up…



PATTY WOOD WINS RESEARCH! AMERICA ADVOCACY AWARD

By Patti Strand | Published: 01/12/2012

Patty Wood, a victim of kidney disease that couldn’t dampen her spirit, won a Research! America Advocacy Award for her tireless efforts on behalf of patients who depend on animal-based research.



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