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High blood pressure added to the list of diseases blamed on soft drinks

New studies by the Medical College of Georgia/Augusta show that the caffeine in soft drinks can increase the risk of hypertension with black teenagers being the most at risk. of Americans suffer from high blood pressure which often leads to cardiovascular disease.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Knight Ridder Newspapers

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About: High blood pressure added to the list of diseases blamed on soft drinks

Date: 20 June 2004

Source: Knight Ridder Newspapers

Author: Elinor J. Brecher

URL: http://www.indystar.com/articles/7/155646-7247-047.html

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