| Mar 5, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Should elementary schools should be allowed to sell energy drinks? Slate.com ponders that question in a new article:
"Some energy drinks are marketed as food while others are pitched as 'dietary supplements'; the Dietary Supplement Health and Education...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Lots of people use energy drinks for a quick boost, but doctors say the intense fix may not be worth the health risk.
James Marois has an empty shelf in his fridge where he used to keep all kinds of energy drinks.
He sipped two to five cans a day, until...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:01 PM
A lot of people down energy drinks for a quick boost, but the "intense" fix may not be worth the health risk. One local man's caffeinated jolt sent him to the hospital, where he had a heart-stopping experience.
James Marois said he sipped two to five...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new government survey suggests the number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - If you are one of the people packing up for a summer vacation or just leaving for a weekend getaway, you might want to consider ways to stretch your budget to extend your fun at your destination. Although stopping for beverages and food...
| Jul 22, 2012
Wendy Crossland said she's always made it clear to her three kids that energy drinks were off-limits, and most importantly, never allowed in the house.
"All I knew was that it had a lot of caffeine, which isn't good for anybody," she said, sitting in her...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 8:29 AM
STANFORD — Two Lincoln County Middle School students were taken to the hospital Wednesday after consuming energy drinks during a field trip to Eastern Kentucky University.
Principal Debbie Sims said during a 300-student excursion to the university...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
A Florida school district bans energy drinks from campus. Many districts have scaled back sodas on campus to cut down on sugar, but few have targeted energy drinks because of the high levels of caffeine.
Energy drinks, like Monster and Red Bull,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Coca-Cola Co. said it is not in talks to acquire Corona-based energy drinks maker Monster Beverage Corp., despite rumors to the contrary that caused Monster’s stock to spike on Monday.
A Wall Street Journal story that said Coca-Cola had its eye...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:57 AM
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- The family of a 14-year old girl who died after drinking two 24-ounce Monster Energy Drinks in 24 hours, is suing the company for wrongful death.
A complaint filed last Friday by Wendy Crossland and Richard Fournier, of Maryland,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The energy drink you’re chugging may not have the caffeine levels you think it does, according to a recent test by Consumer Reports.
Many of the 27 products investigated by the testing group did not disclose caffeine counts – data that is not...