Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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New Health Ad Targets Death by Big Mac

Don't be lovin' it, commercial warns

(Newser) - A health group with a beef against McDonald's is taking its complaint to TV. A new ad by the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine features a chubby dead man in a morgue still gripping a half-eaten burger, and implies McDonald's is to blame. The words "I was lovin'... More »

White House Wants Ad With Obama Girls Pulled

(Newser) - A doctors' group wants to know why all schoolkids can't have what the Obama girls are having in their swank private school lunches, reports the Washington Post, and the White House wants the group to mind its own Ps and Qs. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine posted posters in... More »

Anti-Obesity Ad Tap-Taps Craig's Bathroom Tryst

Anti-obesity campaign says Senators are on the 'gravy train'

(Newser) - “It’s their dirty little secret,” the commercial's voiceover says, as a well-dressed man taps his foot in a bathroom stall. And though Larry Craig’s name is never uttered, his airport indiscretion is obviously the latest target of an unlikely source—childhood obesity advocates knocking congressmen who... More »

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