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Why Energy Drinks and Your Children Don’t Mix

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A recent study says that children younger than age 6 represented more than 40 percent of the emergency calls to poison centers that were related to energy drinks. The effects children included heart arrhythmia and seizures.

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Can Buttered Coffee Give You a Better Body?

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Bulletproof coffee is the latest trend, but does adding butter and oil to your morning jolt really pack the health punch proponents claim it does?

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Coffee vs. Energy Drinks: A Caffeine Wake-Up Call (Video)

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When it comes to your heart health, studies show that the amount of caffeine in a few cups of coffee a day typically isn’t harmful. However, the risk of energy drinks isn’t one worth taking. Here’s why.

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Children Consuming Caffeine From Coffee and Energy Drinks

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While caffeine consumption has not changed among children and adolescents since 1999, the sources have, a new study says. Between 1999 and 2010, a steady 73 percent of children ages 2 to 11 consumed caffeine on any given day.


Buzz Kill: Energy Drinks

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Before you reach for an energy drink, decide whether increased blood pressure and a prolonged QT interval (an abnormal heart rhythm) is the buzz you’re after.

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What’s in Your Drink? (Slideshow)

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From energy drinks to mixed drinks, get the facts about your favorite beverages.

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Energy Drinks Offer ‘No Health Benefit’

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Many people turn to highly caffeinated, sugar-laden, stimulant-containing drinks as a pick-me-up in a can. Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon Marc Gillinov offers his advice.