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Sugary Drinks Associated With 180,000 Deaths Around The World, Study Suggests

Cece Chou

As many as 180,000 deaths around the world are linked with sugary drink consumption, according to new research presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association.

Specifically, sugar-sweetened drinks -- including sodas, sports drinks and fruit drinks -- are linked with 133,000 deaths from diabetes, 6,000 deaths from cancer, and 44,000 deaths from heart disease.

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