5/27/2004

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is supporting Jody Gorran in his lawsuit against the estate of Robert C. Atkins and his company, saying the deceased doctor's namesake diet caused his cholesterol to significantly rise. A representative for Atkins Nutritional said the company stands by "the science that has repeatedly reaffirmed the safety and health benefits of Atkins." Gorran is seeking $28,000 in damages.

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