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Buzz In A Bottle: The Dangers Of Caffeine-Spiked Energy Drinks

17 minutes 11 seconds

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With the lure of an over-the-counter jolt, kids are consuming more energy drinks than ever before and mixing them with alcohol. Describes the physical effects that concoctions have, including dizziness, heart palpitations, caffeine poisoning, headaches, fatigue, anxiety, insomnia, nausea, and high blood pressure. Even more alarming is the trend of mixing beverages with alcohol, thus allowing users to drink more alcohol than normal and putting them at a greater risk for alcohol poisoning. Arms kids with the facts on the real health risks of too much caffeine and the danger of combining alcohol and caffeine-spiked drinks.

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Runtime: 17 minutes 11 seconds

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Grade Level: 7 - 12
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    Michele K. (Erie, PA)
    October 14th, 2015 at 12:47 PM

    Very enlightening to teens that use these types of drinks about health hazards from over consumption.