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Kidney stones more common among Americans

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Kidney stones are now more common among Americans than heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

According to researchers, one in 11 Americans now develops kidney stones. That is up 63% since 1994. 

Researchers are blaming the obesity epidemic.

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