Processed meats, including hot dogs and bacon, cook in a frying pan. A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs — had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who cut back.

A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most
red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs
— had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who
ate less.

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