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Doctors urge artificial sweeteners reconsideration: Study links A-fib to diet soda

A new study shows drinking beverages with artificial sweeteners could significantly increase the risk of a serious heart condition called atrial fibrillation, or A-fib.

March 06, 2024
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Dr. Christopher Porterfield is a cardiac electrophysiologist at The Medical Center of Aurora. He says the study is the first to show an association between artificially sweetened drinks like diet sodas and A-fib.

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March 06, 2024

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