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Woman Dies From Coca-Cola Overdose? Sort Of

A woman in New Zealand recently passed away and experts believe that her addiction to Coke may have been the cause of her demise. And that’s Coca-Cola, the soda, by the way, not cocaine. The Associated Press reports that Natasha Harris, 30, drank at least 2-gallons of Coca-Cola a day. Harris’ partner, Chris Hodgkinson, said

Stand up for your life: sitting can be a death sentence

Adults who spend 11 or more hours a day sitting are at a 40% increased risk of dying in the next three years compared with those who sit for fewer than four hours, the largest study of ageing in the Southern Hemisphere has found. Researchers from the University of Sydney assessed self-reported data from 22,497

Whitney Houston drowned in bathtub after taking cocaine

Whitney Houston drowned in a hotel bath as a result of taking cocaine, it was revealed last night. The singer’s death was also due to previously unreported heart disease that caused blockages in her arteries, according to a US coroner’s report. Other drugs were found in her bloodstream – including marijuana, Xanax, the muscle relaxant

Worked to death? 10 jobs that may hurt your heart

10 jobs that may hurt your heart

Although most people don’t think of heart disease as an occupational hazard, certain characteristics of your job may be upping your risk for heart attacks and other problems. Some work-related factors – such as sitting long hours at a desk, stress, irregular work hours, and exposure to certain chemicals or pollution – could also harm