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Energy drinks send 20,000 to hospital

A new government study is calling popular energy drinks “a rising public health problem” that is sending more and more people to the emergency rooms.

The study, from a survey of U.S. hospitals by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, said that the number of emergency-room visits linked to energy drinks had doubled in four years – from 10,000 in 2007 to 20,000 in 2011.… Continue Reading...