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A bittersweet story

How sugary drinks have become the key target in the battle against obesity

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By Stephen Smith
Globe Staff / August 3, 2009

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Just the other day, a man weighing 470 pounds lumbered into Dr. Caroline Apovian’s office at Boston Medical Center. He was young - only 32 years old - but already, his heart had begun to fail him, a legacy of his extreme obesity. (Full article: 1238 words)

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