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Beverage industry capitalizing on countries with fewer health regulations

(University of Waterloo) Considerable exposure to sugary drinks combined with a lack of water fountains in high schools are likely important contributors to increased consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, a new study from the University of Waterloo has found.
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