Coca-Cola Linked to Woman’s Death

    CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 17:  Bottles of Coca-Cola soda are offered for sale at a grocery store on April 17, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Coca-Cola Co. reported an 8 percent increase in net income for the first quarter of 2012 with global volume growth of 5%.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    Where was the Coke intervention team?! Drinking as much as two and a half gallons of Coca-Cola a day caused a 30-year-old New Zealand mother of eight myriad health problems, including rotten teeth, withdrawal symptoms, and fatal cardiac arrest three years ago linked to excessive consumption of the sugary soda. The soft-drink company insists her death can’t be definitively linked to guzzling the fizzy beverage, but a coroner’s report released today says just that, and asked that the company add clearer health warning labels on its packaging.

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