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Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on new research showing that beyond weight gain, sugar can take a serious toll on your health, worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer.

Via CBS News

People think eating meat just kills animals, but the truth is, it’s also killing you.

Via Alltop

Deep down, we all know that red meat isn’t the healthiest thing to eat—but that doesn’t stop us tearing into a bloody steak all too often. Sadly, new research suggests that red meat is behind one in ten early deaths, so it might actually be time to make a real effort to cut back.

Full story at Gizmodo

If obesity and heart disease haven’t stopped you from over-consuming soda, the increased risk of developing a chronic breathing condition just might do the trick. A new study out of the University of Adelaide has shown that too many fizzy drinks can lead to an increased risk of developing asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD).

Via The Huffington Post

Do you sit in an office chair or on your couch for more than six hours a day? Then here are some disturbing facts: Your risk of heart disease has increased by up to 64 percent. You’re shaving off seven years of quality life. You’re also more at risk for certain types of cancer. Simply put, sitting is killing you. That’s the bad news. The good news: It’s easy to counteract no matter how lazy you are.

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Lightning may contribute to the onset of headaches and migraines, a new study says.

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