energy drinks

Cans of energy drinks are displayed in a store in San Diego, California 10 November 2006. (credit:  EARL S.CRYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Poison Control Calls Linked To Kids And Energy Drinks

“Energy drinks have no place in pediatric diets,” said the study’s senior author.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2014

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Detroit Benefits, A Bit, From 313 Energy Drink Sales

“We thought that if we could try and capture the essence of the ‘coolness’ of Detroit, you know, give people a way to give back …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2013

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EMU Sports Nutritionist: Drink Skim Milk, Not ‘Energy Drinks’

Energy drinks are everywhere, lining grocery store shelves and littering the Internet. But do these energy drinks really work? How legitimate are their claims? John Carbone, a sports nutritionist at Eastern Michigan University, remains extremely skeptical.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

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Energy Drinks Raising New Concerns

Teens aren’t the only ones guzzling down the energy drinks, “5-Hour Energy” based in Farmington Hills is becoming popular among the baby boomers and even the elderly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2011

A Non-Jolting Change To Flavored Malt Drinks

Michigan liquor regulators say flavored malt beverages are back on store shelves without stimulants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2011

Study: Energy Drinks Pose Risks to Kids

A new study points to risk of heart palpitations, seizures and strokes in children who drink the products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2011

FDA Expected To Ban Alcoholic Energy Drinks

The Food and Drug Administration is poised to announce a virtual ban of alcoholic energy drinks on Wednesday, even as a leading manufacturer is pulling its products off the market.