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MIDNIGHT TO 8 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a FROST ADVISORY for the following counties in West Michigan, effective Saturday morning through 8 o'clock: Kent, Ionia, Montcalm, Mecosta, Newaygo, and Oceana. Precautions should be taken to protect tender vegetation in the Advisory area. Cold air overnight Friday-Saturday could lead to scattered areas of frost. The threat will be over shortly after the sun rises and begins heating the atmosphere.  

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Research: 1 in 10 deaths caused by too much salt

Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |
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(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new study says that while sugary drinks may cause 25,000 U.S. deaths a year, that's much smaller than the damage done by salt.

Researchers at Harvard found that one in every 10 U.S. deaths is a result of too much salt consumption.

They say high salt intake increases blood pressure which contributes to heart attacks and strokes.

Researchers also found that one in three deaths due to excessive salt occurred before the age of 70.





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