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Too many sugary drinks leads to higher kidney disease risk

A new study finds a connection between sugar-sweetened beverages and higher kidney disease risks. This relates to both soda and to sweetened fruit drinks.

Hospitals in the U.K. to limit sales of sugary drinks

London - The major retailers who operate stores in Britain's biggest hospitals have agreed to 'scale back' (but not to stop completely) the sale of sugary drinks.

Is it time for controls on sugary drinks?

London - Should controls be placed on the number of sugary drinks children can have and should a general tax be levied on such beverages? These are some the ideas to emerge this month.

Parents who give children sugary drinks are ‘poisoning them’

London - A leading health official has opened a debate, and sparked controversy, by arguing that parents who give their children sugary drinks are "poisoning" them.

New study suggests diet sodas may increase risk of diabetes

Two French researchers have completed an extensive study examining the risk of developing type 2 diabetes comparing the results of drinking diet sodas against soft drinks sweetened with sugar.

NYC theater owners to fight against supersize drink ban

New York - Last week New York City passed a measure to limit the size of large sugary beverages to be sold in specific venues including street vendors, movie theatres, stadiums and restaurants. Some businesses plan to fight this new law.

N.Y.C. Board of Health approves supersize sugary drink ban

New York - The New York City Board of Health approved a controversial motion today to ban large-sized sugary drinks in restaurants, movie theatres and other public venues.

American Medical Association votes on taxing sugary drinks

Chicago - The American Medical Association has voted in favour of a policy that promotes taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages, but stopped short of a full endorsement of the policy.

NYC food stamps ban proposal on sugary drinks faces challenge Special

Proposals by Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Patterson to stop food stamps recipients in New York City from using them to buy sugary drinks are facing opposition

NYC propose ban on using food stamps to purchase sugary drinks

Purchasing sugary drinks with food stamps could be prohibited in New York City if a proposal by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor David Patterson is accepted by the USDA.

Canadian Experts Find Link Between Sugary Drinks And Gout

What was once known as the "posh man's ailment" or gout as we also know it has now been linked to a too high intake of sugary drinks and some fruits. The link has come at a time when cases of the joint disease is on the increase

Mama is right: brush your teeth twice a day or more and...

just take a look at what the sugar in drinks can do to your teeth!

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