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Keeping Kidneys Healthy

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And drinking sugar sweetened beverages could increase your risk of kidney stones.

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital looked at data on nearly 200-thousand people and found people who had one or more sugar-sweetened cola drinks per day had a 23 percent higher risk of developing kidney stones. 

Thirty percent of Americans will get a kidney stone at some point in their lives.

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