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March 30, 2016 - Issue 3511

1 in 4 Deaths Linked to Air Pollution

heart attack

March 30, 2016

It doesn't get the same attention as heart disease, cancer or lung infections - yet it's a major contributor to every one of these diseases. Perhaps the best way to combat it is to take 5 to 10 minutes out of your day to do this.

Artificial Sweeteners Cause Cancer

artificial sweeteners

March 30, 2016

If you use artificial sweeteners, including sucralose (Splenda), you'll want to read up on this newly published study. It linked Splenda to an increased risk of cancer, including a significantly higher risk of leukemia.

B12 Deficiency Caused by This Popular Drug

vitamin B12 deficiency

March 30, 2016

One of the most common diabetes drugs has been linked to an increased risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. If you're not careful, low levels of this vitamin can lead to irreversible damage to your nervous system and other serious health problems.