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Energy Drinks: A Conversation

Above the Noise hosts Myles Bess and Shirin Ghaffary continue our investigation into the health risks of energy drinks and respond to viewer questions and comments.

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Myles and Shirin recap the research on this topic, and respond to questions and comments from our viewers. Plus, Shirin shares some other research that didn’t make it into the original video.

PRIMARY SOURCES:

Clinical Report—Sports Drinks and Energy Drinks for Children and Adolescents: Are They Appropriate?
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2011/05/25/peds.2011-0965.full.pdf+html

Health Effects of Energy Drinks on Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/pediatrics/127/3/511.full.pdf

ABA Guidance for the Responsible Labeling and Marketing of Energy Drinks
http://www.ameribev.org/files/resources/2014-energy-drinks-guidance--approved-by-bod-43020.pdf

The Buzz on Energy Drinks (CDC)
https://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/nutrition/energy.htm

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