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The Joke's on Us: New Research Suggests Animal Testing a Danger to Humans


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cruelty )

Cher
- 488 days ago - greenerideal.com
A new study, being called the most comprehensive of its kind, concluded that mice make exceptionally poor models of human inflammation.



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Comments

Carol D. (109)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:36 am
No wonder half the drugs they give you are useless give you brain storms stomach upsets fuzzy heads
nausea etc They can keep them

noted thanks
 

naomi cohen (44)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 8:53 am
wow. a genius must have realized this. i have known this for most of my life. ANIMALS ARE NOT HUMANS! THANK YOU FOR THIS, CHER! XXX
 

Barbara D. (72)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 9:38 am
This isn't exactly news and it's not the first study... HELLO!!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 10:16 am
There is no joke here, stupidity, yes.
 

janet f. (29)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 1:24 pm
Sadly, this won't stop these people. Only protests by animal rights activists and legislation protecting animals will end the horror.
 

Joanne Dixon (38)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:06 pm
Oh, it's a joke all right. About as funny as a rape joke, but it is a joke.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:20 pm
Anything else that is new?
 

Christeen Anderson (489)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:46 pm
We have known this to be true for years.
 

Angelika R. (143)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 3:52 pm
KARMA - thx for this outstanding article! We knew it all along...
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1649)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 4:56 pm
I am with Angie on this. Thnx for a most outstanding article, Cher! However, I can not RESIST making a two word sarcastic remark: 'Well, DUH!!'
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 5:31 pm
We should care for animals, not hurt them.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 6:39 pm
Duh! Soooooooooooooo tired of the old line..but it saves human lives. If human life was really, really so precious, why do we still have wars?
 

Connie O. (42)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 7:42 pm
really??! (insert sarcasm here)!
 

Julie E. (345)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 10:29 pm
Another DUH! Are they testing on animals so people have jobs? IDIOTS! I have always said that testing should be done on prisoners. Murderers, animal and child abusers, rapist, the worthless pieces of S@@t in this world!
 

Mm M. (456)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 11:24 pm
This always has made me so ANGRY I want to put all of these so called "Scientists" into the pen and drop acid in their eyeballs...BTW I soooo agree with Julie E! Thank you dear Cher...now can we let all of these creatures out of the cage and put all of these POS into them???
 

Loredana V. (22)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 12:14 am
We already knew, because we use our heart and brain: we are not Mice. Period! We are humans, we get human diseases, we drink, smoke, drive cars etc, Mice don't. It's a matter of logic, beside a matter of ethic. Thanks for posting. I share and tweet
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 6:44 am
I have been saying it for many many years and finally someone listened!!
 

Jeaneen A. (129)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 9:39 am
About time people are starting to wake up. Animals and people do not have the same anatomy, so testing on animals is stupid, cruel and useless. People hate Rats and yet millions of Rats have died for people in useless research. They should be respected and cared for, not tested on anymore and that includes all animals.
 

Deborah W. (6)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:00 am
Turnabout is fair play ... about time!
 

pam w. (191)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:11 am
STOP ALL ANIMAL TESTING! (Unless the beneficiaries are animals.)
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:22 am
Noted & posted
 

John De Avalon (35)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:56 am
Another reason for vivisection to end...

Vivisection represents a dark chapter in human history and a gross violation of the Sacred Trust.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday May 20, 2013, 6:52 pm
noted. thanks Cher
 

Dianne D. (463)
Thursday May 23, 2013, 11:30 pm
There is no reason to test on animals. If chocolate was tested on animals, then we wouldn't be heating it. Think of all the cures we are missing out on because they didn't test well on animals.
 

Klaus Peters (12)
Monday June 10, 2013, 12:07 pm
i am very suspicious of any medication. Any prescripion by my GP I will not take to the Pharmacy. The only pill I will ever take is Aspirin and some vitamin or mineral tablets to suit my needs.
 
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