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To Prevent Kidney Stones: Go Easy On Soda And Drink Lots Of Water

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Henry Owens, a 69-year-old retired lawyer from Cape Cod, suffered a kidney stone attack last month. His doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital used a laser to break up the stone. Richard Knox/NPR hide caption

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Doctors Take Aim At Epidemic Kidney Stones With Lasers

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