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Fri October 26, 2012
Science

Aspartame, Cancer Study Causes Controversy

Originally published on Fri October 26, 2012 5:21 am

A study linking the artificial sweetener aspartame — which is found in lots of diet sodas — to a possible cancer risk in people was set to make a splash earlier this week. But shortly before the paper was published, in a very unusual move, the scientific leaders at the hospital released a statement saying the findings were too weak to promote.