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Wildcats on caffeine

The United States has the highest caffeine consumption in the world. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Eric Mcguire

February 22, 2016

College life is full of peaks and valleys. This is especially true if caffeine is what fuels you. Students may become stuck in a cycle, stopping their caffeine intake when their tolerance becomes too high, and starting up again to feel that indispensable burst of energy. While there are a wide range of...

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, ...

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