Energy Drinks and Their Potential for Risk
A sharp increase in ER visits by individuals having consumed “energy drinks” is noted between 2005 and 2009; the status of this trend between 2009and 22011 remains to be seen. 

As may be expected by those familiar with substance use disorders, “other substance use” frequently exacerbates the potential for energy drinks to facilitate these ER visits, but interestingly, “which” other substances seems to vary by gender.  To read more, visit

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