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Too Much Tea Wreaks Havoc on the Kidneys

Too Much Tea Wreaks Havoc on the Kidneys

Excessive consumption of iced tea has been linked to renal failure caused by oxalate nephropathy in a case study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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