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Energy drinks have harmful effect on body

Dr. Pete Freis, pediatrician and adolescent doctor, warns his patients of the negative effects of energy drinks on the body. Photo courtesy of Pete Freis.

Sarah Strausser

September 4, 2015

<iframe width="800" height="1353" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="overflow-y:hidden;" src="https://magic.piktochart.com/embed/7564882-your-body-vs-energy-drinks"></iframe>Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar. In the United States, 80 percent of Americans consume an average of 200 mg of caffeine daily in the form of energy drinks. While the original 32-ounce Monster drink has just 100 calories, ...

Avoiding heat-related illnesses

Brittney Patera, MS, RD Sports Dietitian and Chico alumna, discusses the importance of staying hydrated to avoid heat-related illnesses. Photo courtesy of Brittney Patera.

Sarah Strausser

August 30, 2015

It was a hot spring day on the track when Kayla Lawson, junior business project management major, noticed one of her teammates beginning to shake and feel dizzy. She knew as soon as she saw her that she needed to be seen by the trainer, Lawson said. The trainer later confirmed that the weak an...

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