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Diet soft drinks linked to increased risk of stroke and dementia

A team of scientists from Boston University School of Medicine studied almost 4,400 adults and found those who consume one artificially-sweetened beverage (ASB) a day have three times the risk of stroke and dementia than those who consume sugar sweetened beverages (SSB), according to a study published Thursday in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke .

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Slaven Bilic could drop goalkeeper Darren Randolph for Everton clash

He kept his fourth clean sheet of the season in the 1-0 win over Swansea two weeks ago but Randolph was blamed for the concession of both goals in last week's 2-2 draw at Sunderland, yet boss Bilic says he has no plans to make a change, a relief for Randolph and Ireland manager Martin O'Neill.

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Quad City hospital calling upon community to become organ donors

Transplant recipients, donor families, hospital partners and community members are invited to witness the moment of lighting around sunset. She encouraged people to consider organ donation. People around the country will hold events and fundraisers to promote success of organ, eye and tissue transplanting. Our bill, which passed a year ago, created that opportunity by adding a question about organ donation when New Yorkers consider their healthcare choices.

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Coffee County Relay for Life celebrates 25 years

Taylor's 24-hour Relay for Life is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, to 10 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. "We all stop what we're doing and take that time to honor those affected and especially those lost to the disease", she said.

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Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful' for Game 3

Although he recognizes that's the best approach to take, Durant says he wants to be out there with his team. If he plays, our models project Durant for 25.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 4.6 assists 1.1 steals and 1.5 blocks over 33.8 minutes on Saturday.

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Sweet Drinks Linked to Dementia

However, an increasing number of studies are finding that artificially sweetened products are far from innocent. Some of those in the diet drinks were likely saccharin, acesulfame, aspartame, neotame, or sucralose, the researchers said. All participants reported on their food and drink intake at three separate points during the 1990s. They also found that those who drank one a day were almost three times as likely to be diagnosed with dementia.