Stories tagged with: Energy Drinks

February 14, 2011 - 7:00pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

Looking for that extra boost of energy in the morning or trying to keep the tiring day going at the office? You might want to think twice when it comes to sipping on the caffeine.

Experts say energy drinks contain up to 3 times as much caffeine as a regular can of caffeinated pop. For those who drink more than just one or two energy drinks a day, Muskingum County Health Department's Dr. Vicki Whitacre has an eye opening statistic to share.

"If you're going to drink...

February 4, 2010 - 12:49pm
6 years 28 weeks ago

Getting a quick jolt of energy from an energy drink is a growing trend.

Now retailers are selling energy drinks with alcohol in them and one local health expert says that's a dangerous combination.

"If you load your body with a large amount of stimulates that are in energy drinks and a large amount of alcohol which is a depressant that could cause heart failure or lung failure or even death," Gloria Kieffer the Director of Nursing at the Health Department...

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