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Soft drinks linked to aggression in teens

(CNN) - A new study has linked soda to aggression in teenagers.  

For the study, researchers asked nearly 2,000 high school students how many non-diet sodas they drank the previous week, and whether they carried a weapon or were violent, according to USA Today.

The results revealed that 59 percent of those drinking more than a dozen sodas a week had been violent.  

While researchers say there's an association between drinking and violence, they don't believe it is a cause and effect.   

Violent tendencies may already be present in the teens.

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