Author: Karen Michael

Dining with Compassion

Whether you are an omnivore, vegan or vegetarian, you may want to try local restaurants that serve vegan and vegetarian food.  When dining out, it’s not always easy to determine if food is vegan or vegetarian. You can find a list of vegetarian and vegan restaurants at the Happy Cow, including those in Arizona. Need to find […]

Why Animal Research Often Fails

Most potential new drugs fail when they’re tested in people. A major reason for these failures is that most new drugs are first tested out in mice, rats or other animals. This NPR article explains the fallacy of using animals as disease models, and why the culture of animal research is so difficult to change.