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On Saturday, March 29, NBC News reported the results of a women’s health study led by Dr. Ankur Vyas, a cardiovascular disease expert at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic. NBC noted that the findings “don’t suggest that the drinks themselves are killers. But women who toss back too many diet sodas may be trying to make up for unhealthy habits.”
The study’s researchers found that
women who drank two or more diet drinks a day were 30 percent more likely to have a heart attack or other cardiovascular “event,” and 50 percent more likely to die, than women who rarely touch such drinks.
One more piece of evidence that we can run, but we cannot hide.