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Lawsuit involving Atkins diet has received approval for trial

A judge has permitted a trial to proceed against Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. A man is suing after developing coronary artery disease after following the Atkinís diet for 2 years. The man is seeking minimal damages but he wants the company to more clearly state the risks of the diet.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

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About: Lawsuit involving Atkins diet has received approval for trial

Date: 4 November 2004

Source: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

URL: http://www.pcrm.org/news/release041104.html

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