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Sugary drinks are piling on the pounds, new report says (access required)

Americans have sipped their way to fatness by drinking far more soda and other sugary drinks over the past four decades, a new scientific review concludes. An extra can of soda a day can pile on 15 pounds in a single year, and the evidence strongly suggests that this sort of increased consumption is a key ...

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