The following stories appear in full on Today's Vidyya Medical News Service Web site.
The American Heart Association's announcement that the association will issue a position paper against high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets, such as the Atkins Diet, may have sidelined state-of-the-art science and has done nothing but further confuse the American public.
For more information: Atkins And Eckel Argue Over The Benefits Of High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Diets
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the first National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, an important new research tool that will provide better information on levels of exposure to environmental chemicals, and over time what these levels mean for public health.
For more information: New CDC Chemical Exposure Report Begins To Fill Critical Information Gaps In Environmental Health For The US Population
Today is World TB Day. As a World TB Day participant, Vidyya presents this in-depth information for patients and invites our readers to copy and disperse the information as needed.
For more information: Information For Patients: Questions & Answers About Tuberculosis
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