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All the Things That Are Killing Us, According to Science

June 20, 2017, 10:02 AM UTC

French fries are delicious, and they’re killing us.

To which I say, join the list! From halloween candy to kittens, it’s a minefield out there.

As my colleague Sy Mukherjee points out, much of the alarmist signaling stems from legitimate research that’s been stripped of all context, caveats, and confounding factors in order to form a clicky online headline. French fries aren’t great for you, but they don’t spell impending doom, either.

Below, a list of 33 things that are killing us, according to science and the Internet.