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Physician groups call for taxes on sugary drinks

Physicians' groups have long taken a stand against high consumption of sugary drinks in the United States -- and now they are calling for several policies to limit access to sugar-sweetened beverages among children and teens.

Coca-Cola launches sparkling Smartwater

Coca-Cola wants to capitalize on America's obsession with flavored sparkling water, so it launched yet another seltzer line, this time from its premium Smartwater brand.