Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk
Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk
While sugary beverages seem to be the worst offenders, artificially sweetened drinks might also be associated with health problems, an observational study suggests.
Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk
Sweetened Drinks Linked to Higher Mortality Risk

While sugary beverages seem to be the worst offenders, artificially sweetened drinks might also be associated with health problems, an observational study suggests.

While sugary beverages seem to be the worst offenders, artificially sweetened drinks might also be associated with health problems, an observational study suggests.

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