HEALTHY NEWS

Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says

(CNN)Frequent consumption of sugary drinks such as sodas, sports drinks and juice is linked to an increased risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease and, to a lesser extent, from cancer, according to new research.

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Harvard researchers say soda and sports drinks increase risk of dying from heart disease and breast and colon cancers

Drinking soda, sports drinks and other sugary beverages increases the risk of dying from heart disease and some types of cancers, according to new research.

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California proposes phaseout of single-use plastics by 2030

California already has placed curbs on plastic items such as straws and bags — and this week legislation was introduced to phase out single-use plastic food containers and other packaging that isn’t recyclable or compostable.

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